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Old 01-05-2001, 03:38 AM   #1
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Distended colon

I have been told that I might have a "Distended Colon" please can anyone tell me what this is?


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Old 01-15-2001, 01:26 PM   #2
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Re: Distended colon

Hi smg3,
A "Distended Colon" is a colon that is expanded usually caused by gas. But,it can be swollen---at any rate it is larger in diameter than normal.

Old 01-16-2001, 09:09 AM   #3
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Re: Distended colon

Thank you for informing me of what a distended colon is can you tell me if there is anything i can to for this.

Old 04-14-2011, 02:08 AM   #4
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Distended colon

You need to see a gastroenterologist. A distended colon can cause very serious problems. At least, you are able to explain what problems you have and find the answers. Unfortunately for me, my autistic 16-year-old son was not able to tell me that he was in pain and the distended colon was the cause of his death. The Medical Examiner told me that the distended colon causes many SEVERE of which is breathing. In my son's case, the distended colon caused him to have problems breathing which went into a cardiac arrhythmia (the cause of his death) and ended with a seizure due to his body shutting down. Do not take this problem lightly. I wish you all the best.

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