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what to expect after colon resection surgery

A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Postop edema: This is due to gravity, swelling from the abdomen can drain directly into the scrotum.
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Dr. Jared Adams
10 years experience General Practice
Edema: A lot of IV fluid was administered and it pools by the laws of gravity... Feet and testes. Water balance will return in time as the excess fluid is re ... Read More
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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Scrotum: Most likely from fluid retention.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Diet: Diet after bowel resection is determined by surgeon's preference and time after surgery. Contact your surgeon's office for detailed clarification. Bef ... Read More
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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That's right: Typically you should take a bland diet with low fiber. The quantity that you should take is usually half of what you would be a custom to eating for a ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack
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30 years experience General Surgery
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A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Several: Emphysema, heart attack or heart failure, kidney failure, fluid overload from IV and body response to surgery which is to retain fluid.
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
This is aggressive C: This is a sign of very aggressive cancer, one more prone to spread and to recur. Additional chemo and Radiotherapy may be useful depending on the site ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Diverticulitis: You might have had diverticulosis in other parts of your colon.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe at: recommended doses.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Chronic constipation: Most often, surgery is only considered as a last resort. For some people, having a bowel movement 2 to 3 times per week is normal. If you are able to ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Dehydrated?: Without knowing how long ago you had surgery, the possible causes could be low blood pressure from dehydration (?diarrhea), bleeding in the abdomen (? ... Read More
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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Chemotherapy regimens based on the drug Fluorouracil (5-fu) have been part of the treatment for high-risk stage ii or stage iii colon cancer. Many cli ... Read More
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