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Colorectal examinations

Various terms exist. Proctoscopy is a collective term for the examination of the anus, rectum and sigmoid colon (one or all of them). Anoscopy is the investigation of the anus (only) using an ...
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Is it possible to get cancer after taking iron supplement of 100mg for 4 days

Side effects of iron supplements can include: Black stools Constipation Abdominal pain So, these are common side effects that have nothing to do with cancer. In the study described in Medical News ...
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Can your rectum atrophy after a long time of inactivity?

The premise is incorrect. The internal anal sphincter is in a state of chronic contraction and is not under voluntary control. When defecation occurs the sphincter relaxes allowing the passage of the ...
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Can cancer incidence rates, calculated from the general population, be used in primary care?

Hello and welcome to SE Medical Sciences. I'd recommend not over using acronyms, (you forgot to define 'CRC' as Colorectal Cancer.). It is difficult to know what you mean you mean by 'general ...
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What is the size of biopsy specimens pinched from normal colon mucosa?

The size of biopsy samples of the mucosa from gastrointestinal tract, including the colon, is ~2 mm. Biopsy depth of 1.5 mm was chosen from our studies of colon biopsies on fresh surgical tissue ...
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Should ideal dietary fibre quantities relate to the amount of food one consumes?

Recommendations for dietary fiber intake are usually based on age/calorie intake: The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 (p.97) recommendation for men age 19-30 (2,400 - 3,000 Cal range) is ...
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Best type of specialist who performs colonoscopies

Anal Stenosis, I think, is commonly seen in newborns or infants. This needs treatment by itself. A adult person having "Anal Stenosis", if he/she is passing stools normally, then he can, as well go ...
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Why do a follow-up colonoscopy?

If you are not pleased with what the doctor said or you do not trust him, obtain your medical documentation about your case and ask for the second opinion. Another doctor, in order to be able to ...
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Methods for dealing with gas pains?

You should try with Mint leaves and peppermint tea that's will help you a lot , but try with natural leaves not the one that sell in the store
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