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Right Side Colectomy
Is it possible for diverticulitis to cause pain on the right side if i've already had a partial colectomy?
Hi, I am 6 months out of Colectomy surgery, with multiple follow up surgeries, What causes pain in lower left side after this long? I have 1Ft. of col
Maybe adhesions?: Causes of recurrent llq abdominal discomfort may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risk factors? ...Read more
Hard to say: It all depends. Surgery is usually reserved for medically refractory toxic disease or dysplasia/surgery. Most patients with severe disease will have an opportunity to respond to medications such as Remicade or cyclosporin before surgery is performed. Colectomy is curative but having an ipaa also presents problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Had colectomy 10/12. Severe colonic inertia. Dad had 9" removed of colon same issue. Muscles & nerves bad. Any connection? Ibs in family both sides. Can there be a genetic connection?
Had a lap assisted right hemi colectomy 4 months ago. He had an episode of bleeding from his rectum about 1 month ago and is bleeding again. Why?
See surgeon : Cannot determine cause without looking. Could be as simple and innocent as hemorrhoids but too little information provided. Why was colectomy performed? Was it complicated? Has patient seen surgeon back in follow up. Recommend return to surgeon who performed operation. Also would suggest seeing a gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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