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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
12 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Surgery: Colon and rectal surgery does not have a particular definition. In fact, it is a medical specialty that deals with problems in the colon, rectum, and ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Virgilio George
14 years experience General Surgery
You : You have to know what part of teh colon its going to take out. Its the rigth side will be almost normal may have alittle od los bowel in the firts 3 m ... Read More
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Dr. Chad Levitt
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends on location: Stage, size and location of the tumor determine how much colon and therefore how much impact on your bowel function you will experience.
Dr. Herbert Hoover
50 years experience General Practice
Depends on location: Colon cancer is usually treated with wide removal of the segment of colon involved along with the lymph nodes draining that segment. The ends of t ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It will be easier: Nobody knows how thing is going to happen in the future. However, the reversal surgery , i think, will be easier for him than the surgery he had befor ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Talk to your surgeon: Colostomy reversal may be very simple (if it was an ileostomy)or very complex - if a "stump" in the pelvis and needs extensive internal work for reco ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
That depends: On your condition requiring surgery and the particular surgery you are considering. Generally, the everyday colorectal surgery can be successfully per ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Lublin
24 years experience General Surgery
Generally minimal: It relly depends on what time of surrgery you are having. However, the only colorectal procedure that may lead to sexual side-effects is surgery for l ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Fissure: It is best to consult a surgeon.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
This : This is a practice that is still debated in the surgical literature with surgeons and evidence on both sides. A bowel prep refers to cleaning out the ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say: Usually "yellowing" of the skin represents a problem with the liver system, but it would be rare to see isolated yellow of the finger tips without yel ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Insurance-dependent: Many insurances companies may cover out of state procedures differently than locally, so first move is check with your insurance company. Most colon & ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Age 50: The incidence of colorectal cancer goes up after age 50 which is why routine colonoscopy is recommended to begin at that age. The exception would be i ... Read More
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