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Reverse Colostomy Surgery
I have to go to surgery colostomy closure.What to expect after surgery?What should be my diet after surgery?Thank you
Follow advice: Following colostomy closure, i think it's a good practice to avoid very harsh roughage(nuts, popcorn, etc) until your bowel movements return to normal. Otherwise you should expect things to return to normal but it may take a week or two. It's best to follow your surgeon's advice, however. ...Read more
Vague question: Your question is very vague. Hard to answer without specific information. ...Read more
Not necessarily: It depends on where in the colon your surgery is and for what indication ie cancer or benign disease. Sometimes the colostomy is temporary as the surgery may be 'staged' into two or more operations. You should consult your surgeon regarding the specific indications for the surgery and alternative options. The majority of colon operations are completed without a colostomy. ...Read more
My dad just had a colostomy surgery and doctosr pu a bag for all the waste, is it permanent, kidney is removed?
Ive had about 5 episodes of diverticulitis since May....keeps returning monthly. Does surgery mean a colostomy bag is necessary?
Probably not : It's likely that you won't need a colostomy. It depends, however, on which parts of your colon are involved. Usually the disease is most significant in the sigmoid colon. It can usually be removed and a new connection (primary anastomosis) created without the need for a colostomy. I'd suggest you see a surgeon, go over your imaging, and discuss the options. ...Read more
My 3months old nephew is getting operated for a colostomy surgery tomorrow. How long does it take for pull-through to be done? Are these laproscopic?
Most likely open: Surgery babies of that age. Speak to the surgeon ...Read more
Depends : On quality and character of pain. I suspect this was for diverticulitis perforation with colostomy and then takedown? You could have same thing happen again if the pain is constant, sharp and steady esp with fever or chills. Other possibility would be constipation or adhesion. Need to call ur medical doctor. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my father just had a colostomy surgery and doctosr pu a bag for all the waste, is it permanent, kidney is removed?
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