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Constipation after a colectomy?

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Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Could be ileus or obstruction depending on timing after surgery.
Also is taking lots of narcotics this can leadto constipation. Best is to see surgeon.

In brief: Yes

Could be ileus or obstruction depending on timing after surgery.
Also is taking lots of narcotics this can leadto constipation. Best is to see surgeon.
Dr. Emil Shakov
Dr. Emil Shakov
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Dr. Mark Gujer
Anesthesiology

In brief: Recently?

No bowel movements or any pain and bloating are a good reason to give your primary doctor or surgeon a call.

In brief: Recently?

No bowel movements or any pain and bloating are a good reason to give your primary doctor or surgeon a call.
Dr. Mark Gujer
Dr. Mark Gujer
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