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Harvey, IL
A 22-year-old male asked:

I had some of my intestines and colon removed around 6 months ago the swelling subsided long ago but one side of my belly is still noticeably bigger?

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Dr. Ali Mallat
Specializes in Trauma Surgery
Possible Hernia: Depending on your weight, a simple physical exam could be very useful to identify if you have a hernia. Sometimes you may require a CT scan to rule it out if suspected by physical exam. Hernia treatment is usually done by surgery Another alternative is simple post operative swelling due to muscle weakness
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Last updated Apr 26, 2016


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