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Partial Colectomy For Polyps
Is it possible for diverticulitis to cause pain on the right side if I've already had a partial colectomy?
My girlfriend had a partial colectomy and there is a bit of tissue that is coming out of the body were the staples are is that normal?
Surgeon needs this: Please understand that surgery carries significant risks and surgeons must know about complications. Your friend would have been given post operative instructions and a list of things to watch for. On that list will also be instructions on how to page the doctor should a complication arise. Without seeing this friends' 'tissue' in person it would be difficult for any of us to comment. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my husband had a partial colectomy a month ago due to diverticulits. But now he is having internal hemmorhoids?
He should talk: With his surgeon and determine what is causing his hemorrhoid flare. Usually his surgery should not be a cause of hemorrhoid flare unless he has been constipated or having frequent diarrhea due to his surgery. Again his surgeon should be notified and evaluate your husband ...Read more
My husband had a partial colectomy a month ago due to diverticulits. But now he is having internal hemmorhoids. Could these be related?
If someone has had subtotal colectomy w/Ileostomy placement, can a partial colectomy be performed later on down the road? And what's the difference?
Big difference: A subtotal colectomy is removing almost all the colon; usually just a couple of inches are left near the rectum. A partial colectomy is not done AFTER a subtotal colectomy because there is basically no colon left. A partial colectomy implies that only a segment of colon is removed, like the right or left, and a good amount of colon is left. ...Read more
I had a colonoscopy that revealed over 1, 000 polyps. Is there any way this doesn't require collectomy?
Unusual to count: This high... if you indeed have a genetic syndrome (FAP or similar) yes a colectomy needs to be considered. A lot of it also depends on the pathology of the polyps themselves. You need to discuss this with your GI doc, surgeon and possibly a genetic counselor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How much/how often is bleeding normal for hemmorhoids? Maybe gone from internal to partial prolapse? Full eval normal, just tiny polyp + superficial inflam, but frequent bleeding still gross/scary!
2 surgeries in one month for 75y old (partial and total colectomy) caused hyponatremia (128).In one month, it increased from 126 to 128.How to reach 135?
See answer: In hyponatremia, there is an imbalance of water to salt which can have many causes. Most important thing is to determine the cause or reason (s) for your hyponatremia so that appropriate targeted treatment can be recommended. In general, treatment includes water restriction and medication. You should discuss this with your doctor. ...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
I had a partial sigmoid colectomy ten months ago, diverticulitis symptoms gone. Still have chronic llq pain. Lifting left leg causes pain.
I have just had a partial laparoscopic colectomy and my surgery is 8 weeks old. My Hemocult Sensa Test showed 2 specimens positive and 1 negative?
My husband had a partial left colectomy about a year ago. Recently he is experiencing painful and frequent urination as well as abdominal discomfort.
Having surgery on l nasal polyp excision with partial septal mucosal resection and itr d/w pt including but not limited bleeding, what does that mean?
See Below: If one has questions regarding a procedure or a consent for a procedure then it is best to discuss this with the treating physician. ...Read more
38y f. Brain MRI shows left maxillary polyp, partial empty sella, small chronic ischaemic lesions in subcorticle frontoparietal white matter. Cure?
Nothing to cure: But try to prevent further damage. Maxillary sinus polyp is nothing to worry about unless sinus symptoms, then ENT consult. Partial empty sella cannot be fixed, and nothing to worry about unless abnormal pituitary function - may need to see an endocrinologist. Ischemic lesions may be within normal limits (allowed 1 per decade of life), but need to understand cause (s) and try to prevent more. ...Read more
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