What is Colon?

This is one of the last parts of your Digestive System. It has alot of different things to do, but MAINLY it EXTRACTS water and salts from the food that has been digested and STORES the remaining waste until you can find a good place to get rid of it (by going to the bathroom). The colon is present in the lower part of the abdomen and when ill can give you symptoms of intermittent colicky abd pain

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The doctor found a small tumor in my lower colon . He took several biopsies. He said that part of my lower colon on the right side would have to...

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Hi ! Thanks for asking ! Your current doctor knows what is doing, yes their is risk in this operation. But if he do not have other choice. Do check...

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To be effective in the colon I understand Pentasa must be a delayed release formula so it doesn't get absorbed before it gets to the colon. There...

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Hello! Thanks for putting your query in HCM. I am a Gastroenterologist (DM).

Tablet pentasa is rather half released in small intestine and another...

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hi i m pateint of ulcerative colitis since 8 years. i m taking masacol 3+3+3 pr day nd 125 mg imuran pr day. i have ulcers in descending colon...

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ulcerative collitis patients remain like this on medicines
chances of cancer are just like of normal patient can have
according to newer studies...

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