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effect when ileocecal valve is removed

A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Define: I don't know what sibo is. In general, if the ileocecal valve is removed, some patients can have , at least temporarily, some looser stools or urgency ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Abdominal surgeon: An abdominal surgeon is best qualified to answer your question. There may be such surgeons who have more experience in the problem, so you should inqu ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Headache & GI: Some symptoms include pain in the back or leg, dull headaches, gas and nonspecific lower G.I. discomfort. The syndrome is assumed to result from malfu ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristel Hunt
23 years experience Hepatology
Consent for ICV?: you presumably knew you were getting colon surgery, no? if you re-read your consent am pretty sure you'll find 'and related procedures' in there. i ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
"Mild" stool burden: is normal, no treatment necessary. Ileocecal lipomatosis is usually a benign, incidental, asymptomatic finding that requires no treatment. Occasiona ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Right colon surgery or surgery that removes the ileocecal region can result in diarrhea, but it is usually temporary. There are options to use Metamuc ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info.: I'm sure that when the microscopic diagnosis is given to you your physician will give you all the answers. You can't know the outcome of a story in a ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
None of the above: Lipoma is not a big deal and the diarrhea and gallstones are not related. Were you on any antibiotic recently? If so, get checked for C difficile in ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
22 years experience Medical Oncology
YES: Any polyp found on colonoscopy should be removed and reviewed by pathologist. Remember the purpose of the colonoscopy is not to detect cancer but poly ... Read More
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