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I had roux en y novemger 06. I recently had a CT with contrast that showed i had a dilated segment of bowel with an air fluid level. Why?
A ? to ask surgeon: To answer this question, we'd need more details as to why you had to have the ct done. Was there something that was bothersome enough to have it ordered. Did the ct scan show anything else? There is a good chance the surgery didn't go right or something happened in the postoperative period. Your surgeon might be able to address these concerns better since he was the one who did it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
I had a procd were an incion was made.Were.My gallbladder emptys n bowel duct dilated nov 2011 ruq stomach spasms /pain modeterate. Gallbladder gone?
Please clarify: Please clarify what your question is. I am not sure what procedure you are describing in nov 2011 (perhaps a sphincterotomy?). Are you asking if your gallbladder is gone? Regardless, it sounds like you may be having a gallstone problem or something else. Please see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've got CD and my s bowel is dilated and mulitable strictures in both L and S. On LR diet and infliximab plus more. Does cola harm the bowel?
Not so much harm: The bigger concern with cola, and in general carbonated beverages, is the gas and bloating associated with the carbonation. There is some suggestion that soda might trigger flares but there isn't really any great data in regards to this. ...Read more
What is congenital nonrotation of the bowel and mildly dilated appendix measure 1cm. I had a CT scan and that was results and not sure what it means.
Google for pics: In nonrotation,the herniated midgut loop fails to undergo its 180° rotation,although the first 90°rotation occurs as normal.The result is that the original caudal (tail) limb (mainly colon) returns to lie on the left side of the abdominal cavity and the original cranial limb (consisting of ileum and jejunum) passes to lie on the right side. If a volvulus occurs,it can pinch the SMA and cause probs ...Read more
Dilated pupils, urinary retention, tachcardia. Flushed skin dry mucous membranes, and decreased bowel sounds?
Obstruction : That radiologic finding is usually a result of a bowel obstruction, but can also be seen sometimes in severe diarrhea. When the bowel is blocked the secretions from your intestines and stomach cannot pass into the colon where the liquid is reabsorbed. This cause the fluid to fill the bowel and stretch it. ...Read more
S/s- severe llq and pain, anorexia, &nausea. Ct showed dialated loops of bowel, non specific. Pain worse w bend/stretch. Severe constant now. Ideas?
36wk pregnant. Told today baby has fluid arpund heart and dilated bowel. Waiting for appt w specialist but what are things that could cause this?
Perinatologist: The key next step is to see the perinatologist for confirmation of the findings. The specialist may not be concerned depending on their interpretation of the sonogram. It is important to interpret a sonogram finding in the proper context of the pregnancy. On needs to know if there are risk factors like diabetes and normal genetic testing as well as normal anatomic findings on previous sonograms ...Read more
I had a procd wete they make an incision were my gallbladder empts n bowel duct dilated since then moderate stomach spasms/pain hurts bad . ?
Call surgeon: Or gastroenterologist or who is on call for them now. May need to go to er if pain bad enough. ...Read more