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An_249042 posted:
I was resently admitted to the hospital for something other than my colon aftrer the mri the doctor went on to say i have holes in my colon. and that was all he would say..., How serious is this
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georgiagail responded:
You need to discuss this further with your physician. Actual holes in your colon are quite serious; fecal matter would leak out into your abdominal cavity and this would be a disaster.

POUCHES in your colon (i.e., diverticulosis) are far more common and certainly not as dangerous.

Gail


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