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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mangus
21 years experience Transplant Surgery
Yes, but not alone: The large intestine has been transplanted many times in the past, but only as part of a small intestine transplant. The large intestine has two jobs: ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
19 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: If spasm then Levsin if constpation then MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) type meds to start.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Explore the triggers: IBS has a multitude of possible causes. If you explore some you could avoid, it may improve. Gluten sensitivity or wheat allergy is a common trigger. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I'll let one of: The surgeons weigh in on "redundant colon" but make sure u get a few opinions. If all goes well, and u have redundancy causing your problem, no big d ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Uncertain: I agree with dr. Barry rosen in the prior comment, that "redundant colon" is not usually benefited by colon resection surgery. Unless there is a diffe ... Read More
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Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
Depends: I'm not sure what u mean. Colon surgery can have irregular bowel movements, temporary for most patients. Some can have chronic diarrhea but not freque ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes...: Abdominal symptoms e.g. Discomfort, cramping etc. Is often referred pain from either the small or large intestine. The location of the pain in the ab ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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General Surgery: You should consult a physician in General Surgery/Colon and Rectal Surgery at an academic medical center designated as a tertiary care medical center. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Variable: Most infected people, about 90%, are asymptomatic. In ~10% of invasive cases the amoebae enter the bloodstream and may travel to liver, causing an abs ... Read More
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A -1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Perhaps?: Could it be pyloric stenosis or allergic colitis?
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Rectal prolapse: Rectal prolapse is a condition in which the rectum (the last part of the large intestine before it exits the anus) loses its normal attachments inside ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Large intestine: The large intestine primarily absorbs water from the stool mixture, associated with ions, nutrients, and vitamins produced by the gut bacteria. By abs ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mangus
21 years experience Transplant Surgery
Diarrhea/dehydration: The large intestine has two primary functions: 1) storage of stool and 2) absorption of water. When food leaves the small intestine, it is liquid. By ... Read More
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