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Do colon doctors treat hernias

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Need more info: What is described as an "internal hernia" is a very unusual condition. I would need much more detailed information from the radiologist & to see t... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
General Surgery 37 years experience
Anal fissure: Anal fissures are essentially cracks in the lining of the anal canal that develop due to trauma, most commonly passage of dry hard stool. It is defini... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Symptoms?: Many people have a hiatal hernia (the opening in the diaphragm for the esophagus is too big) but no symptoms. These people need no treatment. The mo... Read More
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 25 years experience
Very treatable: You have a hiatal hernia. You are 19. This is a very treatable abnormality. Your doctor will treat your symptoms and follow with you. If you are fe... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Hernia: Could be a miscommunication. Is it a hernia with colon inside the sac? Or a defect in your colon? If you had a colonoscopy or colon imaging recently, ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 48 years experience
Hernia is Internal: A loop of bowel can protrude through a hole (defect) in the mesentery which supports the bowel in the abdomen. Such a protruding loop can become trapp... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
I believe so. Talk: to your surgeon and ask if both can be done at same time.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
No.: These two diseases are entirely unrelated.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Need the ganglia: In order the colon to evacuate stool need the ganglia ( nerves ) reversal will not help with out removal of the entire diseased colon , like hirsprun... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Yes You should: Most likely your surgery was for ruptured diverticulitis, ( did not mention description fits ) you should have surveillance colonascopy.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Don't stress: It is very unusual to have colon cancer at age 39. Most common symptom is change in bowel habits. Get a colonoscopy to be sure. Inguinal hernias could... Read More
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