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had a colostomy almost two months ago and he still having a lot of pain

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Parastomal hernia: If your colostomy is set in your lower right side, you may have a hernia around your colostomy. A parastomal hernia will cause pain and swelling or bu ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Go for follow up: Post reversal of colostomy , most common cause of pain is due to adhesion formation , or anastomosis may narrow or stenotic. Go back to your surge ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Colon versus ileum: Colostomy is a diversion at the level of the colon and ileostomy is a diversion of the bowel contents at the level of the ileum
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: Radiation can cause some scarring that can make surgery or reversal of colostomy more difficult. But usually the radiation to abdomen is in moderate d ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
24 years experience General Surgery
Depends : On quality and character of pain. I suspect this was for diverticulitis perforation with colostomy and then takedown? You could have same thing happe ... Read More
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A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Question for your dr: That is a question you should ask your gastroenterologist or surgeon. I see you are on a blood thinner. That makes the bright red blood more wor ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
See doctor : Call your surgeon. Go see him.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Need more info..: Cannot tell with the only information being one blood test taken out of context, without your full medical history & background. You need to call your ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Wound healing: If there is no fecal fistula ( stool in the wound ) will heal soon , not uncommon problem other conditions play a part like diabetes , obesity , poor ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
For low rectal Ca: Turnbull-cutait rectal pull through procedure is done for low rectal cancers , other wise need permanent colostomy has 20 failure rate 6 % local re ... Read More
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