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Coping With Nausea After Colectomy Surgery
I had a sigmoid colectomy in Aug 2015 for recurrent diverticulitis--completely unremarkable surgery and recovery...except, I keep losing weight! I?
Hi, I am 6 months out of Colectomy surgery, with multiple follow up surgeries, What causes pain in lower left side after this long? I have 1Ft. of col
Maybe adhesions?: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more
I have a temporary ileostomy from a total colectomy, how common are hematomas and infections or other problems in the reversal surgery site?
Ileostomy reversal: Although it varies slightly depending on exactly what kind of reversal will be done, surgical complications such as infection and hematoma are rather unusual these days. If you follow your surgeon's advice, they are unlikely to happen. If you have any problems after the surgery, be sure to contact the surgeon promptly. Good luck ...Read more
In order to manage the pain after a sigmoid colectomy (open surgery), what are the differences in efficacy between Exparel and an epidural? Is one considered generally better?
Apples and oranges: sorry if names sound similar, it might be confusing.. Exparel is a brand name for the paricular formulation of a numbing medicine, or local anesthetic - liposomal bupivacaine. This or traditional bupivacaine could be administered via particular injection technique, that received the name from the anatomical location - epidural space. Your anesthesiologist or any specialist on HealthTap can help ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have just had a partial laparoscopic colectomy and my surgery is 8 weeks old. My Hemocult Sensa Test showed 2 specimens positive and 1 negative?
I have a colectomy it done over 20 yrs ago ant to get lap band surgery would be safe for me had colectomy done for Crohn's disease and colectomy can I have a lap band surgery even thought I have the colectomy done overr 20 years ago
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