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I had a colectomy (13 in of large intestine/colon removed) 3 years ago & just found out i'm 8 weeks pregnant...Any advice/concerns?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Enjoy the pregnancy

Can tolerate loss of 13" of colon quite well (still have 4-5 feet left), pregnant or not.
Follow up with gyn; take your prenatal hits, eat right, stay active.

In brief: Enjoy the pregnancy

Can tolerate loss of 13" of colon quite well (still have 4-5 feet left), pregnant or not.
Follow up with gyn; take your prenatal hits, eat right, stay active.
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