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what is thickening of the colon mean

i went to the dr and he said i have thickening around the colon and inflmmation to i had blood test done it also should inflammation im going for a colonoscopy to see what is going on  just wonring if that means you can have colon cancer with the thickening  of the colon. me help ginger


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How old are you? Colorectal cancer is rare under 40.

Thickening and inflammation of colonic wall, and inflammation detected in blood, is typical for Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Now they will do a colonoscopy to take few samples of tisue to determined diagnosis exactly.
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How did your GP know you had this thickening without a colonoscopy?
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i had a ct scan, and  the thing were they went in to my mouth in to my stomach
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A CT scan, testing for kidney stones and to locate reasons for lower right side abdominal pain just below the bladder, indicated non-obstructing stones but signs of thickening of the colon.  Several years ago, I was treated for colitis and IBS, weight loss and seizures.  How often does colitis rare its ugly head and does thickening of the colon result in colitis?  A vetran nurse suggested that I follow up with the doctor's instructions and referral because of the dangers.  Should I be concerned at this point?
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