Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
187 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Doctors waiting to answer your question
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
MD
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

General & Family Physician

Exp 6 years

Dr. Suresh Heijebu
MD
Dr. Suresh Heijebu

General & Family Physician

Exp 9 years

Dr. Vaishalee Punj
MD
Dr. Vaishalee Punj

General & Family Physician

Exp 16 years

Dr.Raju
MD
Dr.Raju

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Kiran Kumar
MD
Dr. Kiran Kumar

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Arun Prasad
MD
Dr. Arun Prasad

General Surgeon

Exp 35 years

Weight gain/loss after partial colectomy

Premium Questions

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.  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... View answer

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

I am 3 weeks s/p a partial colectomy . I continue to have daily nausea . I do take zofran as needed which does not always give me relief. I feel quite sick with the nausea - so much so that I m going ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Grzegorz Stanko ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

My mother had a partial colectomy . She has been having chronic diarrhea since her surgery. She is not holding down any of her foods. Everything is going in the colectomy bag when she eats. She has... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Grzegorz Stanko ( General Surgeon)

Public Forum Discussions

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

an answer. I tried weight loss plans, exercising (including zumba). I am hungry all the time and have up ... straight through me. Still no weight loss. ... 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. Rakesh Madhyastha MD

I am a 50 year old woman who had a partial colectomy 4 months ago after suffering from diverticulitis . I had very little pain after the surgery but now that I m eating a full balanced diet , I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

Hi,total polypectomy or colectomy is done