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adhesions after colectomy

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: But more likely from the cirrhosis moe hn a surgical complication.
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Dr. Ted King
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Possible: Although it is conceivable that mesenteric varices could be a complication of abdominal adhesions, after having surgery for cancer you would certainly ... Read More

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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Colectomy: Patients with not very complicated colon disease and no significant prior surgical history may do very well with lap colectomy. It has shown to be ben ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See your doctor: Most likely your pain is related to your previous extensive surgery, so you should see an experienced surgeon or GI doc familiar with this procedure ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Hard to tell...: Without an examination. Pouchituts is a painful inflammation of the rectal pouch treated with antibiotics. Urinary bladder infection can cause pelvic ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Tseng
21 years experience General Surgery
Open : Open abdominal surgery often results in adhesions. That is the body's way of healing is by creating scar. The vast majority of patients do not have ... Read More
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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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Boyd
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Removal of the colon: Colectomy is a broad term which refers to the surgical removal of all, or part of, the colon.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andri Olafsson
31 years experience General Surgery
Need for workup.: It sounds like you had this pain prior to your colectomy so its unlikely due to the surgery. It is very hard to say what is the cause of your pain wit ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Recently?: No bowel movements or any pain and bloating are a good reason to give your primary doctor or surgeon a call.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Vinocur
47 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Yes: It depends on the reconstruction. If you have a j pouch and the contents are moving through rapidly and you have not adapted, a patient may have many ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: It's possible while manipulating the colon that an instrument could have "knicked" the duodenum - the first part of the small intestine. It wouldn't ... Read More

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