Bowel resection

What is Bowel resection?

A bowel resection is a surgical procedure in which a part of the large or small intestine is removed. It may be performed due to cancer, necrosis, enteritis, diverticular disease, or a block in the intestine due to scar tissue.

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I took anti-biotics from h.pylori and still feel disconfort on my left rib. Do i need a second dose? I had a colonscopy as well and spincter was...

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I was just diagnosed with "smoldering" diverticulitis, and my GI wants me to consult with the surgeon who did my bowel resection in 2013....

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Smoldering diverticulitis does not really differ...

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Hi, my name is XXXXXXX XXXX, I am 38 years old. I have been unwell for some time, around 2 years. My symptoms are: fatigued all the time, lathargic...

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