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Dr. Farouk Tootla

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Algonac, MI
52 years experience

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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
Colon and Rectal Surgery 52 years experience
Maybe anusitis: This maybe secondary to a fissure or anusitis s which is inflammation of the anal canal.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
Colon and Rectal Surgery 52 years experience
Colitis: Diarrhea can be caused by any number of different conditions. Need to see a gastroenterologist to evaluate including a good history, tests and endosco... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
Colon and Rectal Surgery 52 years experience
See your doctor: See a colon and rectal surgeon and have it removed surgically. There are different kinds of treatment available.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
Colon and Rectal Surgery 52 years experience
Inadequate fibre: In young people constipation is mostly dietary or poor bowel habits. However organic causes need to be ruled out. See a colon and rectal doctor.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
Colon and Rectal Surgery 52 years experience
Need to see a gi doc: You may have anything from inflammatory bowel disease to, although u are young, colon neoplasm.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
Colon and Rectal Surgery 52 years experience
See you endoscopist: Important to rule out sbclinical perforation. See your endoscopist and get plain x-rays of your abdomen
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
Colon and Rectal Surgery 52 years experience
Sphincter spasm: Sharp shooting pain is most likely spasm of the sphincter muscles.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
Colon and Rectal Surgery 52 years experience
Anal fissure, sphinc: If pain occurs with bms it is likely a tear in the anus. Sphincter spasm of the anal sphincter muscle is another possibility.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
Colon and Rectal Surgery 52 years experience
Office treatment: If hemorrhoid can be reduced they can be banded. Which cause minimal discomfort and is affordable.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
Colon and Rectal Surgery 52 years experience
Probiotics: Probiotics will restore normal bacteria in your colon and regulate your bowl movements and this helps in alleviating symptoms of ibs.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farouk Tootla
Colon and Rectal Surgery 52 years experience
Local medications: Need to have soft stools. Use stool softness if constipated. May use either local anesthetic creams or nitro glycerine or Nifedipine creams.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tootla is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tootla is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you so much for your quick reply, Dr. Tootla!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Natal Faculty of Medicine, South Africa
Graduated 1970MD
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