4 doctors weighed in:

Give me a hint. What kind of hassle am I facing if doc suspects colon radiation? What is required to diagnose?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: More info needed

Hi aureliee. Can you give a little more information about your condition?

In brief: More info needed

Hi aureliee. Can you give a little more information about your condition?
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Thank
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Radiation enteritis

Chronic radiation colitis may cause variety of symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, weight loss, abdominal pain, intestinal obstruction/perforation etc- depend on the extent of the injury the diagnosis is usually made by suggestive radiologic findings in patients with compatible clinical features who have a history of prior radiation exposure.
Colonoscopy is also helpful in making a diagnosis.

In brief: Radiation enteritis

Chronic radiation colitis may cause variety of symptoms such as diarrhea, nausea, weight loss, abdominal pain, intestinal obstruction/perforation etc- depend on the extent of the injury the diagnosis is usually made by suggestive radiologic findings in patients with compatible clinical features who have a history of prior radiation exposure.
Colonoscopy is also helpful in making a diagnosis.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified,
18 years in practice
497K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors