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Can your stomach still be swollen after a hand assisted laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy?

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Dr. Charles Vinocur
Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

You have not address the length of time between the procedure and the swelling.
Is the swelling in the area of the incision or elsewhere? If you are ocncerned, please see your surgeon.

In brief: Possibly

You have not address the length of time between the procedure and the swelling.
Is the swelling in the area of the incision or elsewhere? If you are ocncerned, please see your surgeon.
Dr. Charles Vinocur
Dr. Charles Vinocur
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Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine

In brief: Depends

Could be ileus paralyzed intestine or bowel obstruction.
Depends how soon after surgey. Sometimes bloating and edema can develop which can persist.

In brief: Depends

Could be ileus paralyzed intestine or bowel obstruction.
Depends how soon after surgey. Sometimes bloating and edema can develop which can persist.
Dr. Emil Shakov
Dr. Emil Shakov
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