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This occurs when a microorganism is found on or in a person without causing a disease.
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Q. How is colon cancer diagnosed?

A. thank you lamsophie, great answer...

Q. how successful is the treatment of removing the colon? Are there any people who have had their colons removed successfullly? What other treatment options are there and how successful are they?

A. colon removal is a treatment for various situation, usually a last resort treatment...when anything else just wouldn't or couldn't work.
it's "success" as a treatment depends on the cause. i can tell you that this is the area that absorbs B12 and bile and most of the water, so expect a shortage of that three. in the water and bile case- expect watery stool...
sorry all that doesn't seem such a nice state but when Dr. come to the point they have to do it- there must be a good enough reason.

Q. Is colon cancer hereditary? My uncle died of colon cancer and as I've been having some unexplained problems these days- of vomiting etc I'm really afraid I may have it as well. Is it hereditary? What are the first symptoms?

A. Thank you Bianca for your answers! helped a lot...this is a great site!

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Because colonization of humans by humans is contrary to God's goal of freedom, the colonizers are the greater sinners while the colonized are innocent in the face of oppression.
Using the VRE colonized patients cohort, we observed all the patients during 18 months after initial detection using in-patient and outpatient medical records at the same institution.
Rather, the entire "truth" of the "Wretched's" movement is to actually "split the world in two" and create a rupture from the entirety of this situation that will allow the Wretched to destroy both the colonizer and, figuratively, themselves as colonized.
Hahn notes, the number of colonized patients in the azithromycin group (66/479) was lower than in the placebo group (172/476), as would be expected because they had been on azithromycin for one year.
The author looks at European colonization in the 19th century to explore the roots of race-gender stereotypes and institutional practices that discriminate against the colonized in the name of control of STDs and to demonstrate how these attitudes still undercut prevention efforts, blame victims, and blur religion and medical care.
Patients were characterized as infected or colonized on the basis of National Healthcare Safety Network definitions (6).
The investigators colonized germ-free mice (mice bred with no naturally occurring microbes in the gut or skin) with the human skin commensal Staphylococcus epidermidis.
In order to answer a question as to what/who we, the colonized, are in the context of the Japanese colonization, this paper aims to problematize and deconstruct the myth of origin, in essentialist terms, which stems from the binarism of the Western philosophical tradition through a threefold lens of deconstruction, dialogism, and hybridity.
aureus from colonized mothers to their children precludes the need to routinely screen pregnant women for anovaginal S.
Colonized Africans and colonizing Europeans had to negotiate the nature of their relationship: the grid, nexus, and hierarchy of colonial power and authority were constantly under construction, deconstruction, and reconstruction.
The retrospective study involved 7,997 infants, 102 of whom were either colonized or infected with MRSA (1.
and of Anglicans in these British colonies, regarding the church and the empire, and about the colonizing and colonized populations .