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Can diverticulitis turn into cancer

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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 ...
 

Diverticulitis, hole in bladder, nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting

My husband has diverticulitis , 5 bouts in a yr and 3 since January. The surgeon then saw something on a CTscan,,,turned out he has a hole in his bladder (he went to the Urologist for tests/diagnosis). Is one ...
 

Pain in lower abdomen. Gas medication has no effects. Symptoms of diverticulitis and bowel cancer. What is it?

. And all it's doing is scaring me. Talking about bowel cancer and stuff like that.. The closest thing I could find was called Diverticulitis . Which I have only one of the symptoms .. I'm not nauseous and I ...
 

Hyperplasia, thickened endometrial,non erosive gastritis and diverticulitis. Ovarian cancer?

consulted don't think it's ovarian cancer , but I'm getting a Color doppler ultrasound next week. Would ...
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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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. ...
 

Sharp pain. Under right shoder blade. Breast cancer and attack of Diverticulitis. Diabetic and on Type I insulin. Suggestion?

have had breast cancer in left breast 4 yrs ago and April this year I had an attack of Diverticulitis ...
 

Colonoscopy showed slight diverticulitis and 2 non cancerous polyps. Suffer severe tightness around rib cage. Remedy?

a gastroenterologist and her colonoscopy found slight diverticulitis and 2 non cancerous polyps that were removed ...
 

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 ...
 

Have diverticulitis. Had Whipples procedure for a stomach tumor. Bloating, lack of appetite and acid reflux. Cancer chances?

acid reflux and anaemia . She has lost 3 stone in the last 6 months and worries she might have cancer ...
 

Enlargement of one breast, tenderness, swelling, fatigued. Have diverticulitis. Is something serious?

diverticulitis. Have any ideas.am concerned. About breast. No history o breast cancer infamily ...
 

Piercing pain under and back of rib cage, bloating and pain in stomach and lower back, fatigue. History of diverticulitis, breast cancer. Possible cancer?

diverticulitis in the past and my last colonoscopy over a year ago produce one small polyp which was removed. I ... mother and grandmother had colon cancer and I am a breast cancer survivor. I currently don t have ...
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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
 
If u get diverticulitis and have to have a surgery what is the chances of getting it again
Hello dear,welcome to HCM forum. During surgery,diverticulum is removed as such.Since diverticulum is a congenital anomaly,once removed,it will not come back. Hope you got cleared.Thank you.
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