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Prolapse of rectum surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i need to get one surgery done
User :   wanted information on same
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have this problem of prolapse of rectum
User :   so it comes out everytime i go for motion and i need to put that inside
User :   couple of my uncles had this..
User :   but it automatically got
User :   rectified
Doctor :   ok
User :   as they entered their late teens
User :   hence i was also advised same
User :   but now they say i need a surgery
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   they will stich that
User :   inside
User :   age-25, gender-male, occu-IT prof, location-hyd, marital status-single
Doctor :   yes
User :   work of surgical gastroentologist
Doctor :   Is there any specific information that I can help you with?
User :   one doc here says its a pretty normal stuff, nothing complicated, but still needs total 2 weeks off, and a good 1 lac for same
User :   you have any idea on this
Doctor :   Ok../
Doctor :   On the procedure yes- if you are healthy and young - the abdominal approach is done
Doctor :   and the chances of recurrence is minimal
User :   but is it that "surgery is mandatory"
Doctor :   Surgery is the only definitive and permanent treatment
Doctor :   The cost is variable depending on the hospital or doctor - etc
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   it is safe na?
Doctor :   at your age- (if you have no other health problems-) Yes
Doctor :   the period of hospitalization will vary from 3-7 days
User :   somehow i feel, because its a pressure zone, will the stich
User :   be able to
User :   withstand
User :   comfortably
Doctor :   Yes- the chances of recurrence after surgery is almost nil
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thanks lots
Doctor :   welcome
User :   i was looking for kind of re-assurance
User :   i also hope
User :   there is no change
User :   after the surgery
User :   i mean the regular thing
Doctor :   Ok- don't worry - you will be perfectly alright
User :   is regular
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   welcome
User :   thanks a lot
User :   bye
Doctor :   bye
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