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mucus after bowel resection and ileostomy

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chand Rohatgi
37 years experience General Surgery
Yes: The answer is essentially yes. It depends on how much colon is left and was your surgery done as emergency? Can it be studied with little inconvenienc ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hunter
13 years experience General Surgery
It depends : This is a difficult question to answer without more data. Assuming they had some sort of small bowel resection and truly has "short gut," then reconne ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Find out from your surgeon if any of the colon remains. If there is still some of this large intestine, blood may have gotten into it during the oper ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Schwartz
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: If the ileostomy surgery is new, there may be some temporary bloody and mucus drainage. If the ileostomy is not new, bloody drainage is not normal and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Differences: A pelvic abscess is usually an infectious process. A stricture is usually a narrowing causedby surgery.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Fistula?: Could be a physical connection between the small intestine or colon and the bladder (fistula). This is sometimes associated with air coming out while ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Insert drain: Ileostomy after rectal cancer is used to protect the rectal resuturing to establish continuity in the bowel. II there is some kind of abscess and leak ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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No need: Colon resection better alternative abd avoids a external bag.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Maybe long: The colectomy and ileostomy will not typically shorten life expectancy. Short bowel syndrome may shorten life span, but it depends on severity. There ... Read More
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