Doctor insights on:
Diverticulitis Cause Pain Colectomy
Is it possible for diverticulitis to cause pain on the right side if i've already had a partial colectomy?
Diverticulitis is inflamation and/or infection of diverticuli, almost exclusively of the colon. The most common place is in the sigmoid colon, low on the left side. Symptoms are pain and tenderness of the left lower abdomen. They can be mild to severe. Sometimes worse with ...Read more
I had a partial sigmoid colectomy ten months ago, diverticulitis symptoms gone. Still have chronic llq pain. Lifting left leg causes pain.
I had a sigmoid colectomy in Aug 2015 for recurrent diverticulitis--completely unremarkable surgery and recovery...except, I keep losing weight! I?
What do you suggest if my husband had a partial colectomy a month ago due to diverticulits..but now he is having internal hemmorhoids?
He should talk: with his surgeon and determine what is causing his hemorrhoid flare. Usually his surgery should not be a cause of hemorrhoid flare unless he has been constipated or having frequent diarrhea due to his surgery. Again his surgeon should be notified and evaluate your husband ...Read more
My husband had a partial colectomy a month ago due to diverticulits..but now he is having internal hemmorhoids. Could these be related?
No.: Diverticuli are small, typically pea-sized pockets that are very common in western societies, likely related to our high red meat, low fiber diets. The presence of these pockets is called diverticulosis and is very, very common, and may cause bleeding. Diverticulitis is inflammation of the colon brought about by rupture of one of these pockets; it generally does not cause bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Sigmoid colectomy for diverticulitis
- Diverticulitis after colectomy
- Partial colectomy for diverticulitis
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What causes diverticulitis pain?
- Causes of colectomy
- Can diverticulitis cause back pain?
- Pain after colectomy
- Talk to a colorectal surgeon online for free