Thickening of the colon, which is caused by the inflammation, widening or hardening of the tissue of the bowel wall, can result from many illnesses, conditions, diseases and disorders. These include Crohn's disease, canc... More »

The symptoms of uterine wall thickening, or endometrial hyperplasia, are menstrual periods that last longer or are heavier than usual, bleeding after menopause, and menstrual cycles that are shorter than 21 days, accordi... More »

Symptoms of uterine, or endometrial, cancer also include bleeding between periods, pelvic pain, bleeding after menopause, pain during intercourse, and an unusual discharge that is watery or blood-tinged, according to May... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Several conditions can cause severe pain in the soles of the feet including bruises and the thickening of the tissue, as noted by WebMD. When the tissue thickens, it can affect the nerves in the feet. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Red spots on the skin can be caused by a number of different conditions or illnesses. Some common causes of skin redness are inflammation, infection and sunburn, according to AARP. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

The causes of an ache in the middle of the back include irritation or inflammation of the middle back structures and conditions such as a herniated disc, according to Healthgrades. Conditions such as osteoarthritis, oste... More »

A metallic taste on the tongue may result from infections, oral injuries, medications, and certain diseases and disorders, according to Healthgrades. The condition may also occur due to advanced age, smoking, dehydration... More »