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Question by  mwalker (26)

What is the prognosis for an enlarged small intestine

My uncle has this.


Answer by  shijo (861)

The cause might be a lump in the small intestine which leads to inflamation of the intestine This must be treated with antibiotics as soon as possible. If not treated then symptoms gets worsens.


Answer by  Vanasatchy (816)

The prognosis of an enlarged small intestine is extremely important to obtain an accurate diagnosis before trying to find a cure. Many diseases and conditions share common symptoms


Answer by  Mrscmrn (1449)

An enlarged small intestine's prognosis would depend on the cause. One disease with an enlarged small intestine is intestinal lymphangiectasia. It is usually curable.


Answer by  PJAGANI (231)

Enlarged small intestine is a wrong word and i think your uncle might have appendisitis which is located at the junction of small and large intestine. Infection of appendix can cause acute pain,vomiting and may require emergency operation

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