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Sigmoid diverticulosis without diverticulitis

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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Probably very: low unless you have repeated attacks of diverticulitis again. Or some other cause for narrowing.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Colectomy: There is some weight loss following major surgeries but patients regain this weight after a while. If you don't you will have to see your doctor as th... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Akua Agyeman
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 25 years experience
No: Stricture formed from scar tissue after the diverticulitis. If it isnt bothering you and stool is passing through ok, then no treatment needed but wa... 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 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
Diverticulosis: I am assuming that you have had episodes of recurrent infected diverticulitis resultng in a sigmoid colon stricture. Bowel prep @ home to clean the co... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
See doctor: Talk to your surgeon about this. I don't like it that you have pain when you lift your leg. You might need a ct scan of the abdomen to make sure there... Read More
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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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
General Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: Diverticulosis, can hurt, not from inflammation like diverticulitis, but from bowel spasms. A lot of people would see changes in their bowel habits an... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Not unexpected: to have inflammatory findings adjacent to previous diverticulitis. Other considerations are unlikely possibilities of ulcerative colitis or Crohn's d... Read More
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