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Enema Through Stoma
Entire Large intestines & rectum removed. Brooke Ileostomy created. Can Brooke Ileostomy later be reversed using the rectal stump?
Your PMD..: Your PMD/Surgeon will answer it better.....too many variables ......not disclosed. ...Read more
Will taking domperidone before my sigmoidoscopy be okay? Worried ^ gastric emptying will push stool into the sigmoid colon quicker (after enema)
Fecal impaction: May or may not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bowel movement coming through feeding tube feeding tube and bowel movement is coming up through it
Not good at all.: First thing is to make sure that the bowel is not full of feces. You should stop the feeding for now. Patient may have obstruction or ileus. There needs to be imaging for example abdominal flat plate or ct scant abdomen. If no ileus or obstruction, no feces, perhaps Reglan (metoclopramide) and slowing down the tube feeding may help. Most importantly, see GI specialist. ...Read more
Yes: Colonoscopies generally require slight insufflation of air into the colon... This distends it and allows your doctor to look for polyps. This distension may cause some discomfort which is why most patients get sedated for the procedure. Your doctor generally will try to release all the gas at the end of the procedure so you don't feel too bloated! ...Read more
How long to wait for safe colonoscopy after colon resection? Polyp in rectum, blood in stool, no stoma.
Stool in small Intestine means obstruction?Ct shows intussusception & stool in small intestine ,stool seen in exploratory surgery,surgeon did nothing
What does "distal decending colon remaining on barium enema" mean in regards to the results from a barium enema test?
In most cases: yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Enema: Sometimes an enema will work right away, sometimes it takes an hour or two. Depending on the age of the child you may want to use something by mouth instead. If the child holds his poop and you put something in his bottom he may feel punished and continue to hold in the future. Clean out, followed by daily stool softener, and consistent toileting time is often a better option. ...Read more
Used a fleets liquid glycerin suppository. all that came out was 3 pebbles. I'm worried. I'm able to pass pebbles daily. go to ER? Obstruction?
Colonoscopy done through stoma, there is a ulcerated mass sigmoid colon approximately 15 to 20 ct meter, there is light bleeding from colon ! Ok to delay surgery now?
Ulcerated stoma: hello. you have a colostomy stoma and the presumed reason for that is colon cancer.You are 74y and now present with ulceration and some bleeding. DELAY IS VERY UNWISE. This must be treated as if it were colon cancer, and surgically removed asap and histology to confirm either benign or malignant with appropriate follow up thanks ...Read more