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Removal of sigmoid colon diverticulitis

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Sigmoid resection: Bowel movements may not be normal for a few weeks as the shortened segment promotes looser stools postop. Avoid eating harsh roughage for weeks and in... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 41 years experience
Standard : Standard recommendations for the performance of laparoscopic sigmoidectomy in patients with diverticulitis include patients who have complications of ... Read More
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Dr. Marc Bessler
General Surgery 38 years experience
There : There are many reasons you might have pain after surgery and a hematoma is one. A hematoma can take months to resolve but generally does not cause deb... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
You should not worry about that finding.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
Unusual: At your age, and common with aging. You must be symptomatic if you are getting studied. Diverticula, diverticulosis, then irritation called divertic... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Low risk : It is not feasible to exclude cancer from the data you provided, but it is unlikely. You should discuss it with your doctor.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Plenty Fluids: It's likely to take some time before your bowel movements return to normal. Start with Physiotherapist .The sphincter muscles around the back passag... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Facelle
General Surgery 44 years experience
Only when diverticul: A are inflamed.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 42 years experience
No worries...: As a 47 year old american citizen , it is almost guaranteed you'll have sigmoid diverticulosis. Hepatic cysts means liver cysts, and there's a high p... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 33 years experience
Yes x 2: Yes and yes. Obscure GI bleed could also be caused by a large hiatal hernia (diagnosed with upper GI contrast study) or a small bowel tumor (diagnosed... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 33 years experience
Normal: Most adults over 50, and definitely 60 in a developed country have diverticulosis. Basically this is when a small hole in the muscular layer of the la... Read More
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