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What is the recovery time for colovesical fistula

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne-marie Marcoux
Surgery - Colorectal 39 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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
You have asked several questions along these lines. Almost certainly there is no fistula, but you should check with your personal physician. If s/he a... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Yes, diverticulitis is among the conditions that could lead to a colovesical fistula. But normal urinalysis is nearly 100% evidence against it. Discus... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
How can you tell you have bubbles in your urine? Have you seen the bubble coming out from your urethra opening or just the bubbles in the toilet bowl?... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 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
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
A Verified Doctoranswered
44 years experience
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.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 36 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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 32 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.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 51 years experience
A fistula takes time to heal and I would not suggest that you not start vigorous activity until approved by your surgeon.
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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.
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