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Irritable Colon – simple remedies

Irritable Colon Remedies. No etiology is known for irritable colon, but it is believed that intestinal muscles contract stronger and more prolonged in people who suffer from this condition. The most common manifestations of this syndrome are diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, mucus in stool. It should be identified and removed from the diet the foods […]


March 4, 2015, Colon
Colon Cancer – investigations

Colon cancer is confirmed using the following diagnostic methods: – Rigid rectoscopy (rectal cancer); – Flexible Recto-sigmoidoscopy (recto-sigmoid neoplasm); – Colonoscopy; – Colonography – CT; – Hemocult test. Rigid rectoscope helps exploring the first 20-25 centimeters of the rectum and sigmoid colon. This method allows the diagnosis of rectum cancer. If this investigation is completed with […]


February 12, 2015, Colon
Ulcerative Colitis – symptoms, analyzes

Ulcerative colitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the rectum and left colon. It is manifested by periods of diarrhea with mucus and blood and periods without symptoms. Symptoms of ulcerative colitis Symptoms that dominate the clinical picture are diarrhea with mucus, blood and pus. Other symptoms are abdominal cramps, tenesmus (intense feeling to […]


January 29, 2015, Colon
Treatment of Hemorrhagic Colitis

In hemorrhagic colitis recommended treatment stages are: diet, medication and surgical treatment. 1. Diet for hemorrhagic colitis consists in removing from the diet of milk and milk products like cream and cheeses, fruits and raw vegetables, highly concentrated sweets. In severe forms when is required hospitalization it may be adopted the parenteral nutrition. 2. Medications […]


January 28, 2015, Colon
Colon diverticulosis – causes, symptoms, investigations, treatment

Diverticulosis is a condition characterized by the presence of diverticulum in a certain area of ​​the digestive tract: esophagus, duodenum, small intestine or colon. Colic diverticula are hernias of the mucosa and submucosa by circular muscle layer of the colic wall. As frequency, colic diverticulosis affects approximately 5% of the population. The frequency of this disease increases […]


November 21, 2011, Colon
Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Symptoms, Investigations, Treatment

Irritable bowel syndrome is a disease characterized by abnormal functioning of transit, which generally consists of alternating diarrhea with constipation, diffuse abdominal pain (cramps), sometimes the release of mucus. Symptoms Investigations Differential Diagnosis Treatment Irritable bowel pathology is widespread in the population functionally. Irritable bowel disease is a functional disorder characterized by transit problems, consisting of constipation alternating […]


August 29, 2011, Body Colon