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What is the recovery time for colovesical fistula

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne-marie Marcoux
Colon and Rectal Surgery 38 years experience
Colon resection: Colovesicle fistula is usually secondary to diverticulitis with perforation into the bladder. A colonoscopy will see any colon abnormalities pre op.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Seton takes time: to cut through , may take 8 Wks or little more , is very good technique , less chance of recurrence , and flatus incontinence
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Please Ask Surgeon: This will come from the surgeon who does the procedure. There will be specific post operative instructions and clarifications based upon the actual s... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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See your MD : There is a complication from your surgery that needs to be corrected. A fistula can be repaired and should be addressed by your surgeon.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Should repair: Rectovaginal fistula can be repair easily by a surgeon.You should see a surgeon to get problems corrected. You should not stay in all the time just ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Surgical emergence: If this diagnosis is suspected the Immediate repair is indicated Usually occur post AAA repair with graft
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
Variable: It is hard to say how long it will take to heal. Without knowing how bad the fistula and the abscess is, I cannot answer your question accurately.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 50 years experience
A fistula takes time to heal and I would not suggest that you not start vigorous activity until approved by your surgeon.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
All the time: Since the anal sphincter is below the vagina, feces would extrude into the vagina at all times without attempting to defecate.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
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Arteriovenous fistul: Is it an AV fistula? Best to contact surgeon who did the fistula or your current renal physician ? Send a photo to them so that they can properly and ... Read More

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