Colectomy

What is Colectomy?

Colectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of your colon. Your colon, also called your large intestine, is a long tube-like organ at the end of your digestive system. Colectomy may be necessary to treat or prevent diseases and conditions that affect your colon.

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I recently (4 months ago) underwent a partial colectomy for diverticulitis. Everything was fine almost immediately. Over the past 6 weeks I have...

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Dont think it is related to surgery

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Hi and welcome.
If this was just partial colectomy without colostomy and with...

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I have been experiencing watery stools and stomach cramps. There is no pain upon palpating such as with diverticulitis. (Had a colectomy five...

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Stomach flu / gastroenteritis. Post colectomy sequelae

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Thank you for asking

I read your question and i understand...

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I had a right hemicolectomy 2 years ago and have sinned gained 30 pounds. Bowel function normal.Is a metabolic slowdown a long term effect of a...

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Please follow,,,,,

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Hi and thank you for asking.
Usually right hemi colectomy has lose weight and diarrhea as a side...

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