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Anal Spasms After Anterior Resection
Five years ago i had . Last year i had 2 blockages resulting in bowel resection. Since then I have anal discharge after most bms & constipation often.
Probably mucous: Mucous is a natural lubricant produced by the colon when you are constipated. So i suspect your constipation is the culprit. It is not uncommon to have a change in bowel habits after abdominal surgery. I would suggest you try some daily stool softener or mom for a few weeks, enough that your constipation is gone, and see if the mucous disappears as well. That will cinch the diagnosis. ...Read more
Have anal fistula for 16 yrs. 10 surgeries haven't fixed it. No ibd or health issues. Looking at bowel resection. Opinions please.....
Seek experienced Drs: If you havent already, seek a colorectal surgeon who has seen and dealt with these complex problems. Mri's can sometimes identify other branching points or tracts. If your current symptoms aren't too bad, living with the condition is an option. Seton's can help drain and minimize the baseline state. In extreme situations, bowel resections are worth it and do have happy and satisfied patients. ...Read more
Bowel resection 10 days ago, tumor &about 12 inch of colon removed, lots of gas but no bowel movement yet & now puss bump on anus? Thx!
What can I do to reduce a swollen sphincter after passing motion? I have undergone anal warts excision surgery 6 weeks ago. My doctor says the swelling is normal. I do take painkillers when I'm unable to bare with the pain. Would just like a second opinio
My husband is constipated one month after low anterior resection even after taking citrus citrate what s the problem ?
Depends on cause: Of the pain. It could be intermittent intestinal obstruction. Consult your surgeon, he will have a more definitive answer for you. ...Read more
Can i keep bahama cruise reserv 1mo post-op after laparoscopic assisted low anterior resection of rectal cancer? Surgeon says no, gi/oncologist yes.
What should I expect in the days and weeks following my lower anterior resection (lar)? Is there anything I should be prepared for?
Depends: It mostly depends on whether you have a diverting ileostomy or not ("a bag"). If you don't, then the main changes relate to the increased frequency of bowel movements. Many patients have less warning that a bowel movement is coming. Most patients have a low energy level for a few weeks that gets better. Watch for signs of infection (wound drainage, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of IV access (regular, picc, midline?) is typically used for abdominal anterior resection surgery?
IV access: If you are relatively healthy and do not require central line, the most is needed peripheral IV access. Your anesthesiologist knows the surgeon, his skills and potential for blood loss, ( which is unlikely). Anesthesiologist will make decision what kind of access he/she needs. When the patient is asleep he can start second IV if nessasary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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