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Where is the colon located in your body?

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Dr. Mary Maluccio
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: From R to L

The colon is like a horseshoe that starts in the right lower abdomen, comes up the right side, across the middle, and down the left side.
As the colon becomes the rectum, it dives into the pelvis. For this reasons symptoms associated with colon problems can be in several areas.

In brief: From R to L

The colon is like a horseshoe that starts in the right lower abdomen, comes up the right side, across the middle, and down the left side.
As the colon becomes the rectum, it dives into the pelvis. For this reasons symptoms associated with colon problems can be in several areas.
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