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bowel dissection

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Yes; not coronaries: Yes, a complete abdominal ultrasound should detect an abdominal aortic aneurysm. A subtle dissection can be missed by ultrasound and generally requir ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shane Parmer
22 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Sure: Typically in the young if a dissection is considered it is related to trauma or a congenital connective tissue disease such as ehler's danlos or marfa ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
23 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Yes: If associated with inheritable collagen diseases. However, it is usually related to elevated blood pressure.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience in Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Remove lymph nodes: The radical neck, or more commonly modified radical neck operation is mostly done for cancers of the head and neck. It is done to remove the lymph no ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
It may...: The bowel sliding into hernia sac may at times become incarcerated with no hope to slide back to abdominal cavity; this condition definitely causes bo ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Possibly: From what you describe, it sounds like surgery is a good option. If this is the first episode of diverticulitis, then the doctor may give antibiotics ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: From the descriptions on the question I strongly believe you have intestinal ischemia and atherosclerotic vascular disease .Need to to be aggressive ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Folds of the bowels: Your body has about 20 feet of small intestine (small bowel) and 5 feet of large intestine (large bowel). The intestines are folded and form loops to ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Depends: If the liver resection was for metastatic cancer then I would wait to see if there is a recurrence before repair
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kaufman
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
What is your...: ...Question? You have had a lot of medical issues.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
I would go for: ileo-rectal anastamosis. You can always go back to colostomy. Consult with your surgeon regarding specific advice in your case.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Adhesions/blockage: There is a cycle here. Adhesion, scar reaction, will form spontaneously, related to infection and in response to surgery. Adhesion formation can be a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
What is the question: Please resubmit your question; as it is written it is currently not possible for me to answer. I look forward to your resubmission and being able to ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not recommended: Whenever there is evidence of dysplasia or cancer in the setting of crohn's colitis, it is probably better to consider a total proctocolectomy as ther ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
NO , Surgery only : For complications like complete obstruction not resolving by non operative means , bowel erosion into mesh causing fistulas , abscess formation etc ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Not sure..: What your question is. Is there a known diagnosis of colon cancer? Yes advanced colon cancer care cause intestinal blockage. However, it sounds like y ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
This is when the: Colon is removed and part or all of the rectum is removed, then the small bowel or ileum is sewn/stapled to the rectum or anus, usually with the const ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
NO: We don't know just what causes colon cancer but history of constipation does not seem seem to be an important risk factor for it.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Go see an Oncologist: It looks like you have advanced case of colon cancer. There is fairly good treatment for this type of cancer. But you need to find a medical oncologis ... Read More
A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Infect and vasc: Infection associated with vascular problem. Low bowel blood flow, clots, circulating anticoagulant, autoimmune disease, medication effect all need to ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
2 for 1: Strictly speaking, you have hernias--therefore, you should see a hernia surgeon. However, most general surgeons are "experts" in both colon resection ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerardo Garcia
32 years experience in General Surgery
Not sure: Not sure what kind of surgery you had, but colonic irrigation is not usually done after bowel surgery. You should ask your surgeon specifically what ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
50 years experience in General Practice
Yes: Most bowel obstructions can be resolved by a surgical procedure to free up the adhesions. They can recur but it is worth trying.
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Impossible to say: It is impossible to know over the internet whether the vascular and GI issues are related. Speak with a gastroenterologist.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience in Cardiology
Ao dissection: Typically is of abrupt onset and not preceded by an aneurysm

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