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colovesical fistula surgery

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne-marie Marcoux
38 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon resection: Colovesicle fistula is usually secondary to diverticulitis with perforation into the bladder. A colonoscopy will see any colon abnormalities pre op.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Rare condition: Ureter runs into the bladder. Ureterovesical fistula has to be between the intrvesical ureter and bladder & is usually a complication following ureter ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
Depends on fistula: Typically a fistula is a draining tract (stream) usually from infection. If this is the case they would be wanting to get to the source of infection, ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
To some degree: Urinary fistulas are the result of underlying disease, like diverticulitis, crohns disease, or even, unfortunately , cancer. How uncomfortable the pos ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Options: Depending on the cause of the fistula, additional diagnoses, age and health of the patient your surgeon will discuss the options. Have friends and fam ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Nothing is 100%: Hemorrhoids and/or fistulas can be relatively easy or complex. When combined, they can present a complicated repair. Please seek a colorectal surgeon ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Antibiotics will help keep the infection from worsening, but once a fistula forms surgery will be needed to remove the fistula tract and the infected ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tyson
27 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Typically a fistula is a chronic inflammatory "tunnel" between the anus and the skin. There are many types, many treatments, and the most common surg ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Moderate likelihood: If the source of infection is not adequately removed, then the incision may continue to discharge. New fistulas may form since you may have a propensi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not common: But not rare. Depends if the fistulas are in the exact same place and how they were treated surgically, how complex the fistulas were and whether the ... Read More

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