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Dr. Randall Rogers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
San Antonio, TX
45 years experience male

Locations

Office

San Antonio, TX

Address

1303 McCullough Ste 265, San Antonio, TX
Directions

Fax

(210) 226-3585

About

Bio

36 years of experience practicing diagnosis and surgery of the colon, rectum and anus including colonoscopy. Assistant clinical professor of surgery for the medical school since 1980s. Board certified in colon and rectal surgery as well as general surgery

Specialties
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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Worms: Although Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) can cause extreme itching -usually at night- most crawling sensations in the anal area are not parasitic. u... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Pain with BM: Almost always in your age group this is from anal fissure NOT hemorrhoids Taking a bulk agent daily with a softener taken with each meal it should imp... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Rectal urges: What you describe could be from many things including severe constipation (a fecal impaction), but one of the more common causes of that type of urge ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Bugs in tract: The stomach is usually sterile due to the very low ph. Most of the bacteria are in the colon-mixed aerobes and lots of anaerobes, Bacteroides, Escher... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Painus in the anus!: Such burning is due to the alkalinity of the intestinal contents damaging the anal canal and perianal "skin" or anoderm. Put Calmoseptine on the area... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Diarrhea: the green stools generally just means things are going through your system too fast (bile that has not been treated by bacteria). Most diarrhea is se... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Explanation of lax: colace (docusate sodium) is not a laxative, just a softener-acts a litle like adding slipperyness to stool so it comes out easy-no stimulants miralax ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Snow eat: chances are very slim that you would become ill from the snow. There is a very slim possibility that you could have ingested a small amount of enteri... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Flush out: Sounds like he may be impacted and this usually responds to a lavage using an over the counter remedy. Enemas don't usually work but can be tried (Fl... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Bulk agent for pain: The most likely diagnosis based on your age and your symptoms is anal fissure. Take a bulk agent daily mixed in water when you sit down to your eveni... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Bubbles: Bubbles in the toilet water are no big deal, but is you experience air bubbling out when you urinate that is a serious problem. There should be no ai... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Levator muscle: what you describe sounds like levator muscle syndrome or proctalgia fugax. very alarming and intense, but lasts usually less than 20 minutes. someti... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Itching, fissure: fissures are very painful and cause pain and bright bleeding but 90 percent heal completely without much intervention. during the last stage of healin... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
GI defense: the protection is mostly when you first eat. The stomach has a very low Ph and the extreme acidity makes it hard for pathogens to enter your system. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Eye treatment: The old remedy you are describing is that of Preparation H applied to bags under the eyes. it reportedly reduces swelling. Be sure you use only an ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Food route: chew in mouth, stomach mixes and meters out into duodenum and then into small intestine for absorption. The residual makes it into the right part of ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Floaters: floaters are generally harmful at your age, but if they increase suddenly or intefere with vision it could be a sign of a retinal problem (a tear, or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Lipoma: Lipoma is rarely ever malignant ( liposarcoma) Still is a good idea to send surgical specimens for evaluation by pathology in my opinion You have no r... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Gardenella: this is not considered a pathogen when introduced into the anus. So not considered to be a probelm.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Not a concern: narrowing of the stool is generally not a serious matter in a 20 year old, especially if you have IBS. some cases may also be due to narrowing or spa... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Constipation/cramps: Most likely simple constipation, especially if the stool is tiny like rabbit pellets. It takes a lot of intestinal pressure (=cramps) to propel those ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Suprep not working: Suprep is either too slow or does not work in some people. YOu should ask about another prep sucha s Osmoprep, Colyte or preferably the Gatorade (G2) ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Post BM soiling: These problems bother most people at one time or another. It is usually caused by diet. Some cases are caused by lactose intolerance and some condit... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Banding: Your pain is not from your hemorrhoids. Banding in this instance is not a good idea. You likely have an anal ulcer or fissure and if you do not resp... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Rogers
Colon and Rectal Surgery 45 years experience
Common digestive: the most common complaints I see in my office are constipation and diarrhea. Rectal bleeding, hemorrhoids and anal fissure are very common also
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, TX
Graduated 1977MD

Residency

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

TOP COLORECTAL SURGEON, First Place, The Nation - 2018
THOUGHT LEADER, First Place, The San Antonio Region - 2018
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