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Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Norwich, CT

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Norwich, CT

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12 Case Street, Suite 313, Norwich, CT
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Colon and Rectal Surgery

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25 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
A myth: Bwel cleansing regimens have not shown to be god for your health. It is better to eat a balanced healthy diet with a fiber supplement to promote healt... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Gastritis: Very likely associated with gastritis. Recommend antacid medication, if symptoms persist, i wold get an abdominal ultrasound. Make sure you were also ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not necessarily: For your age, usually it means colitis other causes can be related to ovarian cysts. Further work-up s needed. This may involve an ultrasound and/or a... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Temporary discomfort: It also depends on what it is done to you. Laparoscopic surgery is a technique that can be used to just look inside your abdomen or perform complex op... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Plenty of liquids: Colonoscopy is a unique event and remember that the preparation is very important. Follow the directions on your particular bowel preparation and reme... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Further work-up need: Make sure you were also tested for h-pylori infection as sometimes it can produce similar symptoms. A hiatal hernia also needs to be ruled out. Someti... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
For minor hemorrhoid: It depends on the grade that you have. For early stages it may help (i and ii).Otherwise, a more radical alternative is needed.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Please get it checked. I suspect you may have a hernia. Hernias usually need surgery.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not necessarily: Some other problems can cause a lump in the anus. Most of the time benign reasons like hemorrhoids, fistulas, abscesses, cysts. There are also so e ot... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Hernia vs colitis: Make sure you get check for a possible groin herna. Occasionally diverticulitis or simple colitis can produce some degree of abdominal tenderness and ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Diet, GI tract: Make sure you don't eat heavy meal too late at night or just before going to bed. Also be careful with spices, alcohol or caffeine products during the... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Imodium (loperamide) will help in case of diarrhea. But in general does not help for abdominal cramps.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Multiple reasons: Multiple reasons, most commonly ibs. This is a functional problem of the colon with symptoms of pain, bloating, diarrhea or constipation or both. You ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Be careful: In general we don't recommend it. But if the diarrhea is significant and frequent, a low dose of 1 tab tid may help and be safe.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Multiple: Most commonly to viral hepatitis but other reasons like stones and cancer can do it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
A significant change: I am sorry you have to go through this tough surgery. But sometimes that is the only way to treat several serious conditions. Is there any considerati... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not necessarily: Iv Flagyl is an excellent antibiotic and mostly given to cover anaerobic bacteria.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Multiple reasons: Multiple reasons, most commonly ibs. This is a functional problem of the colon with symptoms of pain, bloating, diarrhea or constipation or both. You ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Multiple reasons: Multiple reasons, most commonly ibs. This is a functional problem of the colon with symptoms of pain, bloating, diarrhea or constipation or both. You ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: It depends where your pain is. It maybe associated with simple gastritis, ulcers, or gallbladder.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Every 4 hrs: You can take it every 4 hrs as needed.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
None: Both tests the same: gallbladder function, but use different trace material.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Pet scans are used to diagnosed possible care in any organ of thug an body. However a positive result is not necessarily specific for colon cancer. C... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Change feeding habit: Try not to eat to late at night or to close to the ti of going to sleep. Avoid food rich in carbs and spices sodas or excess of beer. Gas-x. Caps may ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Casillas-Romero is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Casillas-Romero is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I am 27 year old man and i have a slowlen and a bit painful lympnote in groin arie ive been check with scana no hernia so what else can it b
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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