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Experiencing periods of diarrhea, excessive flatus. History of lap band, cystocele, rectocele surgery. Cause?

i am a 63 year old female and had lap band surgery in 2008, cystocele and rectocele surgery in 2010. over the last 3 months i have experienced periods of diarrhea and excessive foul smelling gas. i was checked by my family dr and was told my bladder and rectum had dropped again. what could be causing my problem with diarrhea, bloating and gas? thank you
Asked On : Sun, 13 Jan 2013
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Cardiologist 's  Response

I read your query and understood your concern.

Yes probably this may be the case, but you have to confirm this first.

So i suggest to complete the following analysis:
- Stool analysis (sool culture, ova parasite, blood in stool)
- Blood work
- Abdominal ultrasound
- Gynecological examination
- Hysteroscopy
- Colonoscopy

This will verify the exact causes of your complaints and after this you will get the proper treatment (medical or surgical)

Hope i answered to your query.
Dr. Benard
Answered: Sat, 4 Jan 2014
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