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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Ovarian Cysts: Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts can develop after uterine removal, or they can represent foci of endometriosis or merely retained corpora lutein cysts that ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
May have to remove i: Complex ovarian cysts require closer monitoring and consideration of removal if they grow in size. The size is still not big enough to chase it and re ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
27 years experience Gynecology
Not common.: An ileus is not a common complication of hysterectomy. However, it can happen after any abdominal or pelvic surgery. The method used to perform the s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herb Coussons
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Safety: It is not common to have a bowel prep. It can be recommended for cancer or if adhesions and scar tissue such as prior surgery raise the risk for poss ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
totally depends: On your symptoms and what condition everything is in, your doc should be giving you strong guidance for that please call the gyn , or gen surgeon or w ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: It is in your best interest to do so just incase an injury occurs to your colon during the surgery, it can be repaired without the need to have a col ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
See surgeon: I recommend you call your surgeon and discuss this immediately. Constipation is quite common after surgery and can lead to painful bm's. So it maybe n ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
43 years experience Gynecology
Yes: The bowel is adjacent to the uterus so it is at risk of injury during surgery to remove the uterus. This is especially of concern if there are adhesi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Adhesions: It sounds like you may have developed adhesions. Adhesions are similar to scar tissue within the body, which can make future surgery around the area v ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
27 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: Diverticulosis is when you have pouches form in the wall of the colon; it usually develops slowly w/ age. It may be genetic, related to constipation o ... Read More
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