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Diarrhea resection

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
17 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Depends: How much and what segment was resected. Could be an infectious diarrhea. Call your surgeon.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Depends on: How much of your colon is left. If there is more than sigmoid colon left, bile binding agents can help. But if you only have only rectum left, you c ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Have you tried...: ...anticholinergics, binding agents, fiber supplements?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
15 years experience Gastroenterology
More info needed: Sometimes, diarrhea can be due to bile salts not being absorbed if the beginning part of the colon is resected. It is not clear what was resected and ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Depends on : Extent and part of resection. Diarrhea can occur if ileum is resected more commonly than jejunum. Even jejunum if is more than, say, 1/3. But compe ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Wolf
20 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Diarrhea after colon resection can be related to removing a large amount of the colon. Try increasing your fiber to 25 to 35 g daily. This usually hel ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Diarrhea: You have a significant history, but 7 weeks is still long, so I would be safe and get an eval with your doctor as i would have a concern you may have ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fiber: Fiber would help bulk up your stools. You can message me if you would like specific recommendations.
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A female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Be seen: Description concerning for post-surgical small bowel obstruction.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
ER : In general anybody with your signs or symptoms should go immediately to the ER

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