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Large Colon Problems
My problem is flatulence i had gas leakage for about 8 yrs. Is large-intest surgery could make me safe ? My doc told me it is due to colon redundancy,
I asked my Dr. about taking colace daily and he said the only problem is it stains the colon. Is this a big deal? I give it to my 16 yr. old daily.
Why??: Is she constipated? That is the reason to take it. It helps loosen your stool. If she is constipated the first thing to think about is her diet. The foods that cause constipation are: rice, oatmeal, barley, milk, bananas. First thing is to eliminate those from diet for a week or two. See what happens to her stool and proceed from there. ...Read more
Colon surgery 7 days ago.Since yesterday have flatulence, stomach is big(have single kidney which has some problems).What is the solution?Any medicine?
Postop ileus: 7 days after colon surgery you most probably have a postop ileus. That is where the colon peristalsis has not returned trapping gas. Alot of issues postop contribute to this..Amount of anesthesia, narcotic pain meds and immobility. Staying on liquids/low residue diet and using daily non-magnesium) laxatives to wait out the process are the usual measure, but all should eventually come around. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many and varied: Depending on the problem, signs can include nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, bleeding from the rectum, abdominal cramping, weight loss or gain or no symptoms at all. If you suspect some sort of problem with your colon, see your doc right away for an examination and evaluation. ...Read more
I'm having some colon problems \u0026 still on diagnosis \u0026 tests phase. My c.E.A level is 21.65, should that be an alert for something?
I m 37 female. I hv 3 extra flesh outside my colon from last 7yrs . I don feel any problem now but I afraid is thr any chance to get anything seriou?
Need more info: What are your symptoms? Pain, gas, bleeding in stool, cramping? ...Read more
Yes: Muscle spasms are common and can cause sudden, sharp, knife-like pain in the flat muscles. They should go away with rubbing them, like a charley horse in your leg. If they persist, or are associated with bowel changes, blood in the stool, weight loss, or appetite changes, it may be something more important. See your primary provider, and good luck! ...Read more
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