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Lower Colon Resection Surgery For Cancer
I recently had a colon resection for stage 0 colon cancer. It was an open surgery w a large scar. I am experiencing dizziness when I stand from siting?
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
I had a colon resection surgery one year ago diagnosed stage 1 colon cancer. I still have bouts of chronic diarrhea. Is this due to the surgery?
What part gone?: Removing the right colon and valve that separates the small bowel from colon sets the stage for bacterial contamination of the small bowel, which leads to diarrhea commonly-can be treated, with good success. Can try a probiotic, e.g. Florastor, and call your doc. Sometimes antibiotic rx needed to reestablish normal balance. If large amount of bowel removed (any location) can give diarrhea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to see inflammation on the colon after colon surgery for cancer? Ct scan reviled inflammation 2 months after,
Yes: Colon resection and anastomoses in some patients will take a few weeks to heal. Some are due to small leaks in the connection that do not require reintervention. But if symptoms are present reevaluation is needed. There might be a seroma or fluid collection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had colon cancer 5 years ago. I had to undergo 4 surgeries due to leaking after resection. No colon left except rectum. I have diarrhea 8-10 times daily. Other than the obvious inconvenience, are there any health issues to worry about?
What are co mobidities that require a ventilator after a colon resection? If it is fluid build up from surgery why does that happen
Multiple foci of extramural vascular invasion present .... This was noted after the colon resection surgery. What this mean ?
I had a colon resection because of several bouts of diverticulitis.. 5 yrs later I have another infection ... Thought surgery was a cure?
How do I find statistics and prognoses for young (less than 50 yrs old) stage 1 colon cancer patients who didn't choose colon resection?
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