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Can diverticulitis turn into cancer

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Suggest treatment for diverticulitis

Two weeks ago I was diagnosed with Diverticulitis .Treatment was 10 days 3x a day of metronidazole ... to be related to the medicine.Two days ago I had my yearly very complete heart exam.That turned out good. Now I ...
 

Suggest treatment for flu in a person with diverticulitis

I have been diagnosed with divertigulitis. Continue to feel like I have the flu . On third round of antibiotics. Legs are numb below my knees. I have history of breast cancer in 2001. ...
 

What could be the cause for discomfort in abdomen with a family history of diverticulitis and lung cancer?

. Thank you for your time and any insight. Also, family hx: dad with diverticulosis/ diverticulitis , aunt w/crohns, mother died 4 years ago w/ lung cancer (smoker) with mets to brain ...
 

Is hysterectomy advisable when having symptoms of diverticulitis?

and I'm not sure if I may b having symptoms of diverticulitis also. Always high white blood count ... in remission from colon cancer. What is ur advice. Also very irregularly menstral cycle and my right hip front ...
 

What are the symptoms of lung cancer?

hi, had an abdominal and pelvic CT scan for diverticulitis . all organs looked normal. no diverticulitis but mild diverticulosis on left side. i am however terrified that they found a 3mm groundglass ...
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Diagnosed with Polyps & diverticulitis

I have just been diagnosed with polyps & Diverticulitis . The Polyps were removed during the Colonoscopy & Gastroscopy . I have fears the Polyp s will return &eventually develop in to Cancer . I take ...
 

Suggest treatment for diverticulitis

turning to the side or maybe doing a crunch. I was showering when I was trying to reach my back to scrub and it felt like my intesting when folding, turning, or twisting I had to immediately turn back and start ...
 

Can treated colon cancer cause diverticulitis and infection?

I have stage three colon cancer, removed and 6 lymph nodes, on FolFox after 5 treatments aquired diverticulitus and infection in it. I waited for infection to subside before chemo #5, after #5 the chemo just ...
 

What is the treatment for diverticulitis in a 80 year old?

Hi, I care for my mom who is 80, she has tongue cancer and lung cancer, CHF, COPD and emphysema. She is on a peg tube for a year now. She was diagnosed with diverticulitis and is on 2 antibiotics ...
 

Does extreme pain in abdomen suggest diverticulitis?

be diverticulitis but hospital drs. yesterday said that is out and also any urinary tract infection is out. What would you say about cancer in the stomach? ...
 

Suggest treatment for diverticulitis and chronic constipation

I have had what I think is a bout of diverticulitis over the last few days. But I worry that it may ..., my 81 year old Dad is a colon cancer survivor since 2006. He however suffered chronic constipation ...
 

Have severe GERD and hiatal hernia, diverticulitis, shoulder blades in pain. Cancer causing?

I have severe GERD & a hiatal hernia , a current bout with diverticulitis (required hospitalization ...? & should I be concerned about cancer? (I already plan to have an endoscope and colonoscopy soon.) Thanks. ...
 

Had kidney cancer, diverticulitis, possible TIA. Can I get a tummy tuck?

I hada possible TIA in March of 2009 with no other symptoms ar issues since. I have had many surgeries due to kidney cancer and diverticulitis but have been healthy for many years (last surgery was 06 ...
 

Diverticulitis, ultrasound showed cyst grown deep into the vaginal wall, history of Bartholin's cyst. Cancer?

I diverticulitis and thru an ulrtasound they saw that the cyst has grown deep into my vaginal wall and I need to follow up with my obgyn should I be concerned with this now being cancer as I am 50 ...
 

Mucas, light colored blood, metrogyl, colonoscopy, scans, diverticulitis, history of bowel and stomach cancer

could this be due to anything else. There is history of bowel and stomach cancer in my side ...
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husband 52 18 mo from of stageIII nasopharngl carcinoma in hospital for Acute Diverticitis an infiltrated liver atrophy pancreas 13.9 spleen? What is last 3?
Diverticulitis is inflammation of a part of the bowel. Infiltrated liver means the liver is studded with some deposits, could be cancerous. The pancreas is atrophic means it is shrunken. The rest is not typed clearly. Please write in more detail for help
 
mucus when having bowel movement. it was clear & now its brown in color. no pain. iam passing gas more then usual. grandfather had colon cancer. no hx of ibs
Generally these symptoms may be caused by infection, diverticulitis, colon polyps These kind of symptoms needs medical attention and physical examination also. I would suggest you to visit gastroenterologist who may perform stool routine test, Colonoscopy may be indicated with these symptoms
 
My sonomammography report is Fibroadenosis with small subareolar cyst & duct ectasia with fine internal echoes in lumen this is called canser doctor please answ
No it is not cancer.
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