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Very difficult: Adhesions are bands of scar tissue that form inside the abdominal cavity after abdominal surgeries. Unfortunatel once you have them theres not much you can do to prevent a bowel obstruction in terms of diet or activity. Some people get obstructions frequently others never. If one occurs most times they can be managed without surgery but soetimes another surgery to free the intestines is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not a proven fact: This is not proven and in fact it can be very dangerous due to risk of perforation and also risk of sipping out normal bacteria and causing superinfection with c diff. Just increase fiber intake to 30-40 gm a day and that will keep things moving and help with keeping all toxin levels under control. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ileorectal anastomosis vs permanent colostomy Had most of colon removed, no disease, possible ischemic colitis caused stricture ?
NO indication: at any age . Removal of colon has specific indications for not your problem . You are only 21 , see your family doctor and follow the advise . Good Luck ...Read more
Can severe long term bloating damage the intestine permanently? Does it cause diverticular, volvulus or adhesions? Thank you
Having surgery to remove severe digestive tract narrowing caused by severe sigmoid diverticulosis what will they do & is there after effects?
Large bowel blocked: Bloating, decrease in gas coming from rectum, small caliber stool, less frequent passing of stool, nausea, vomiting, fevers and abdominal pain. Large bowel obstruction is serious, so get in for evaluation. Treatment is available and sooner is better than emergency. Be well. ...Read more
Sometimes: Gastroenterologists can endoscopically remove food impactions of the esophagus using an endoscope. Stool impactions in the colon can be removed by any type of doctor, usually manually (using a finger/hand) in combination with laxatives or enemas. Rarely a gastroenterologist can assist with a colonoscope, but it is rarely necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly : Need more information. Some abnormalities yes some no. ...Read more
Excision.: The most common type of "fatty tumor" is called a lipoma. These tumors are benign and are often felt / palpated underneath the skin on the trunk and arms / legs. They are generally mobile and soft. Lipomas are not malignant and do not have malignant potential. If a lipoma is concerning or cosmetically unacceptable, the standard treatment is surgical excision. ...Read more
Does midgut malrotation affect gallbladder removal? And does midgut malrotation need treatment if there is no obstructions?
NO not affected: Gall bladder ( liver ) will be in normal RUQ position as it develops from foregut , not from midgut , will cause int obstruction gangrene of gut as it will twist , yes if it is detected , correction will be done the adhesive bands ( ladd's ) will be removes, right colon will be brought to rlq if possible. ...Read more