6 months after bowel resection

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Jun 13, 2016 · By Frederick Gandolfo, MD - June 13, 2016.

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Now, it's six months later, and I've got another case of diverticulitis.

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diverticulitis, which is a disease of the large bowel.

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6 answers / Last post: 30/07/2013 at 6:39 am.

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I had my first resection in June, 2009 - Stage II (about 2 feet of colon removed); the oncologist was satisfied with the surgeon's plan to follow up with me for a year, so chemo was not recommended.

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Blood clots. Mar 01, 2010 · Colonoscopy After Surgery.

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I carried an inflatable ring from Wal-Mart around with me in a pillow case, and I think it really helped.

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Disability benefits are automatically rated at a percentage of 100% for the first three months after surgery, then drop to 30% thereafter.

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This is done to treat conditions that affect the intestines, such as bleeding, blockages, inflammation (swelling), or infections.

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After a week in hospital I came home and have been recovering well.

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The recovery time after a one-stage bowel resection surgery or after the final operation of a two-stage bowel resection surgery is usually 6 to 8 weeks. Disability benefits are automatically rated at a percentage of 100% for the first three months after surgery, then drop to 30% thereafter.

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I had the same problems as Nanuk for about 6 or 7 months.

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Give it time, approximately 6-8 weeks, and your colon should start to function more normally.
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