Re: Anyone Have Narrowing Of The Colon?
I was told that I had a thickening of the colon wall due to inflammation. Many things can cause inflammation. It also left my colon to narrow to complete the colonoscopy. I don't know if thickening of the colon wall and narrowing is the same thing, even if the end result is the same. It is interesting that they did not say you had an obstruction which would be a large polyp or tumor. I think if that were the case they would have said an obstruction. If you are on medication that can cause constipation over a long period of time I think your risk of diverticulitis could be increased. Diverticulitis can cause inflammation and also become a serious problem. I think you will need further advice from your doctor regarding diet (high Fibre? Low residue?) and have a strategy to let your bowel rest and open back up and then have a strategy to prevent it from happening again if you are continuing with medication that caused the problem to begin with. It is important to stay on top of this and follow up with your doctor.