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do colon doctors treat hernias

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
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

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
36 years experience General Surgery
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
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
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
24 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
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
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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.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
No.: These two diseases are entirely unrelated.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes You should: Most likely your surgery was for ruptured diverticulitis, ( did not mention description fits ) you should have surveillance colonascopy.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
Need more info.: Meds.? Diet? Possible appendix infections?
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