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Operation Due To Intestine Move Lower
Possible: In general, appendicitis starts as an aching pain that begins around your belly button. The pain may be minor at first. Your appetite will be reduced and you may have nausea, vomiting, and a low fever. As the swelling in the appendix increases, the pain will shift to your right lower abdomen, to a point right above the appendix. There may be increased pain when you walk, preferring to lie still. ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
What could be the cause of left side dull pain/ache radiating to lower back, gas, fullness. Had an open surgical bowel resection in 2008.
I have incision from my recent gastric bypass surgery hurts 2 inches to the upper abdominal area. is this normal?
How serious is it to have a small part of the bowel in the upper abdomen, protrude and be able to push in back into place?
Abdominal Hernia: It is serious enough that it should be fixed before a day arrives when it is strangled in the muscles of the abdomen. As long as it is not hurting this is, however, not an emergency. ...Read more
Docs, when thoracic volume changes due to movement of the diaphragm, what leads to the lungs to move?
Bellows action: The volume of the lungs changes with the movement of the diaphragm. This is like a bellows action. As the diaphragm moves down, the lungs expand, while diaphragm moves up, air is released from the lung. The movement of the lung is a passive movement due to action of the diaphragm. ...Read more
I have severe pain in the epi gastric region; where the transverse colon is. It comes in spasms and the pain can go up to 9 or 10. I have Crohns. ?
What can cayse the upper right abdomen to swell causing belching& pain? Happens often. Blood and CT normal, gb removed 6/2013. Scope being done thur.
Ct-left lower abdomen hazy vague increased attenuation in mesentery lateral to loops of small bowel. Could this be adhesions from surgery year ago or what could it mean?
Yes: Minor complications 1 year post surgery are not uncommon. This is due to the development of adhesions in the small bowel mesentery following surgery. The adhesions causing intermittent slight twisting in small bowel depending on response to diet can and do cause symptoms that you are now experiencing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower abdominal pain when bowel movement is trying to be passed. Those muscles hurt. Constant stomach gurgling. Diarrhea. Tightness in upper abdomen?
If..: If symptoms have been present only for a few days this can be caused by a virus most of the time. In this case drinking plenty of fluids,rest and taking over the counter antidiarrheal meds and analgesics helps with symptoms. If this has been going on for more than a week or so then it is time to get checked. Make an appointment with your doctor if this is the case. ...Read more
Stomach?: This is most likely stomach or bowel and nothing to do with the lung. Best thing is to move and dislodge the air. Also avoid carbonation and straws that typically increase the air. If that does not help, something like baking soda or simethicone can help and is safe for most people. ...Read more
Pain in the lower abdomen the part above the penis sort of have to lean forward to walk as it hurts ?
Here are some ...: You needs an urgent attention to make sure of no ureteral stone, no UTI, etc. So. pack up the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress, etc of all symptoms overtime, and bring those to Doc for analysis, physicals, and tests as need so to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx and care. Best wish ... ...Read more
Is it normal to get hernia from partial sigmoid colectomy & pulling pain to my rectum& pain in rt side that goes into back & down my leg?
Hernia is possible: If there was an open incision, there is about a 15-20% have if getting a hernia, unless the "short stitch" technique was used, then the risk drops to 5-8%. A variety o aches and pains are normal after major abdominal surgery. Best to see your surgeon for an exam to find out. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The gallbladder is upper right but can pain made from gallbladder problems make your lower abdomen hurt?
Anything is: Possible, but in general gallbladder pain is upper abdomen, right to mid epigastric. ...Read more
I have Diverticulosis in the splenic flexure it continues to spasm and cause pain causing air to back up in my transverse colon. What can I do?
Diet, fiber, fluids: "diverticulosis" is a condition where the colon has small outpouchings (diverticuli) of the colon lining that can get plugged up and infected causing symptoms."diverticulitits" is an inflamation of these divertiuli of the colon. There are antibiotics can cure the infection but not the diverticuli. Surgery to remove the section of colon "diverticuli" will often cure the disease. ...Read more
Is it possible for severe constipation/bowel obstructions to put pressure on your vena cava causing both upper arms to swell?
Not Possible: It is not a pssibilityGet a more detailed answer ›
What is the side effect of large intestine surgery since I am ready to get surgery soon due to redundency
Depends: I'm not sure what u mean. Colon surgery can have irregular bowel movements, temporary for most patients. Some can have chronic diarrhea but not frequent. U can also have complications from surgery, infection, bleeding, leakage of stool ( can b life threatening). Redudent colon is usually not an indication unless u have potential for volvulus ( twisting of bowel). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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