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Weight gain after a complete colectomy

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Dr.  Shafi Ullah Khan MD

I had a full colectomy in May 2012 and seem to be gaining weight no matter how well I eat. Could this be caused by the loss of my large intestine? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shafi Ullah Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Klerida Shehu MD

colitis and had a total colectomy in XXXXXXX She said how she dropped a lot of weight. She had another ... all of the time? 5. Will she be able to put back on weight? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Klerida Shehu ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. Shruti Rijhwani MD

I recently had a complete colectomy and now have an illiostomy. I was being treated for chronic pain with ms contin extended release tablets. after 2 to four hrs, the pills are showing up in my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shruti Rijhwani ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari MD

I had total colectomy 4 months ago. I am still having 6-8 bowel movements most days. My diet is bland-no salads or raw vegetables and very little fruit yet. I have heard that it is very important ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari ( Pediatrician)
Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

I underwent a partial colectomy (removal of my lower colon to the rectum ) a little over 3 weeks ... better and today after a somewhat brisk walk I started cramping worse. Is this normal? Will the cramping ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Akhtarhusain MD

horrow stories abou weight gain after this procedure. How much can you eat, and if the weight comes on quickly, how can it come off? what is the reason for weight gain... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusain ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Anders Mark Christensen MD

After laparoscopic R colectomy and recovery, is it possible that food absorbs differently and cause weight gain? My eating habits are the same, exercising back to presurgery, but noticing... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anders Mark Christensen ( General Surgeon)
Ssulthana82 MD

I had a subcolectomy about a year and a half ago. I ve gained about 30 lbs. No one seems to have an answer. I tried weight loss plans, exercising (including zumba). I am hungry all the time and have up ... View answer

Answered by : Ssulthana82 ( Dietitian & Nutritionist)
Dr.   Saad Sultan MD

I am a 63 year old woman who had a partial colectomy (16 inches removed) 3 months ago due ... is very healthy, am not losing weight (weigh 118 or so) and do not consume a lot of alcohol. A week ago ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saad Sultan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Prashant Sharma MD

. recommended a total colectomy maybe saving 12 in. of the colon. I had too many polyps that were too large ... Female. What will my life be like after this surgery? What can I do in the weeks leading up ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prashant Sharma ( Oncologist)

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Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

Hi,total polypectomy or colectomy is done