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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
24 years experience General Surgery
Yes: If unable to remove the lesion endoscopically you need to have it surgically removed as colon polyps are believed to progress into colon cancers.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arie Pelta
19 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Unknown: Maybe more liquid bm.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
See his doctor: Sounds like you need to return to the surgeon and possibly to family doctor to assess the reasons for this. Without knowing his history and doing an e ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
It is possible: I do not know where your pain is located or how frequent it is. There can be aching discomforts from healing muscles that may be more noticeable when ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Yes common: Try adds- powerade, coolaid, gatorade , lemon aid. Brat diet -bananas, rice apples toast. Talk to doc in am i not tolerating.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Decrease amount of pain medications, try prunes, MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) , stool softeners and ask your surgeon for advice.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
38 years experience Transplant Surgery
Depends on severity: After abdominal surgery or just general anesthesia, the intestinal tract tends to be lethargic - called post-operative ileus. It typically takes only ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
BM: You should have a bowel movement by three days after laparoscopy. If you have not had a bowel movement, call your surgeon. :)
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Bowel regimen: Constipation is common after colon surgery/ any surgery. A bowel regimen will be helpful. The goal 2 soft bowel movements daily. Use water/dilute juic ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Smith
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Side Effects: The answer to your questions depends on the side effects you are having. Small bowel resection can affect stool transit time as well as nutrient absor ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vakas Sial
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Adhesions: You may have adhesions which are scar tissue after surgery. You may want to follow up with the doctor that performed your laparscopic procedure.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramanujam Eyyunni
Specializes in General Surgery
I do not think so.: In present time , GI work up is less invasive . Considering your age Expl Surgery is not standard of care for sphinctre dysfunction , which is rare ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sridhar Shankar
Specializes in Radiology
Possible obstruction: You could have adhesions after surgery that can cause intestinal obstruction (partial or total), and that's the most important thing to be ruled out. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Possibly: Residual symptoms of pancreatitis can include some fullness and discomfort, depending on severity and cause. During the period of recovery, abstinenc ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Woltman
29 years experience General Surgery
A few days.: It is not unusual to have loose stools after this type of operation. If it lasts more than a few days you should contact your surgeon. Occasionally, t ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience Family Medicine
Not from the surgery: It is very unlikely that these current symptoms are related to your surgery. By far the most common cause of diarrhea is viral infection (enteritis, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See your surgeon....: Or call them with this information. I do not know your medical circumstances or when you had surgery. Stop any pain medications. Notify your surgeon a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Not to worry: If there is no history of ulcerative colitis in the past there is no reason to believe a reversal procedure will precipitate one. If you did not have ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Tache Leon
26 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Every abdominal surgery increase the risk of future obstructions due to scar tissue. That is way we try conservative or non-operative treatment whene ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
It is: It is possible if you developed it. You surgeon needs to find why. Is it cardiac, liver, kidneys, inflammation, etc. Talk to your surgeon.
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A 86-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NOT serious: After major laparoscopic surgery like colectomy , some times incisional hernia develops , if it happens will need simple surgery to repair it.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on : Extent and part of resection. Diarrhea can occur if ileum is resected more commonly than jejunum. Even jejunum if is more than, say, 1/3. But compe ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Bowel irregularity: is common after gallbladder surgery. Constipation often occurs from narcotic pain medication. Stop pain medication, drink more water, use a laxative i ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Time: It still takes some time for entire system to work in tandem. This has not happened yet in your case. When is your appointment with the surgeon? See ... Read More
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