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how long does a laparoscopic partial colectomy take

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: On which part of the colon was removed and how far out from your surgery. Right colectomies often associated with looser stools but should improve wit ... Read More
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Dr. Emil Shakov
17 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Maybe: Could be infectious from c diff. Have that ruled out first. If that is negative you could take immodium or fiber wafers to treat and slow down transi ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
20 years experience General Surgery
Pain: It really depends on the timing and specifics related to your surgery. Causes could include anything from gas pains or muscle strain to some complicat ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Usually not: Depending on the portion of colon removed you may need more fluids to compensate for that lost in the stool. Most limitations in your diet will be lea ... Read More
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not usually: However it may depend on what portion of the colon was removed and how much colon remains. Generally a high fiber hi fluid diet will serve most patien ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Rare, but possible.: Following partial colectomy for diverticular disease, there is a 10% chance of having another episode of diverticulitis. However, this usually occurs ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Surgeon needs this: Please understand that surgery carries significant risks and surgeons must know about complications. Your friend would have been given post operative ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Evaluation: Many things can go on: abscess, tumor, obstruction, hernia, bowel inflammation, etc. Best is to be evaluated by your surgeon or er.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
He should talk: with his surgeon and determine what is causing his hemorrhoid flare. Usually his surgery should not be a cause of hemorrhoid flare unless he has been ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerardo Garcia
33 years experience General Surgery
No: He probably had the hemorrhoids before, but without symptoms. He probably was taking pain killer that will make him constipated, which can make the h ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Nothing: synonyms. Partial colectomy means as bowel resection of the colon and bowel rection can mean a partial resection of either the large or small bowel
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Palafox
24 years experience Breast Surgery
Big difference : A subtotal colectomy is removing almost all the colon; usually just a couple of inches are left near the rectum. A partial colectomy is not done AFTE ... Read More
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