What sort of disease is a colonic disease?

Colonic Disease. I think you have to be more specific because there are a lot of diseases of the colon. This question is to generic for a specific answer. Please narrow the question so we can help you. Thanks.
Bowel disease. The "colon" refers to the part of the digestive tract called large intestines. There are small intestines- duodenum & ileum. Large intestines follow next: the cecum, ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon and rectum. Colonic disease is any pathology in the large intestines, or colon.

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Can you tell me how is colonic disease diagonsed what tests are involved?

Multiple ways. First being a thorough history and physical exam, then colonoscopy, either endoscopic or virtual, air contrast barium enema xray, stool cultures, flexible sigmoidoscopy, ct scan/mri. After your physical and history your doctor will decide the appropriate tests to order or perform. Read more...

What does getting colonic diseases mean in the long run?

Depends. The answer to this question really depends on the specific type of colonic disease you are wondering about. There are several disease processes of the colon, each with different outcomes and prognosis. Read more...
Depends. To many diseases or ailments fit into the category of colonisc disease to answer that question. Please be more specific. Read more...

High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose colonic diseases and follow it after treatment.?

High costs. Need colonoscopy, possible biopsies. Most of all need to see a internalmedicine doctor/ family practice and they need to review your history and physical to narrow down the tests that are needed. Read more...
Depends. The tests will depend upon symptoms. Discuss with your physician regarding your symptoms and you can together come up with a good cost effective plan. Read more...