Abscess on small intestine

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Avatar m tn Surgeon scheduled ERCP with Gastroenterologist 8 days after placement of drain. During procedure at the point of my small intestine the pigtail catheter is discovered having entered thru the duodenal wall. The Drain bag was shut off tubing and mechanical stuff left outside my abdomen. So now I am walking around with tubing in my small intestine after 4 weeks they want to remove it. I don't know how this will be done or what checks will be done to make sure hole closes.
Avatar f tn A clean bowel doesn't have anything to do with seeing an abscess on CT. Not sure what they are looking for with a plain xray.
Avatar f tn This is now getting worse to the point where I shuggle to eat again and have intense sharp pains. My large intestine, small bit of my small intestine and appendix (which was removed) shows nerve damage caused by a potential autoimmune disease which is yet to be diagnosed. I have high white blood cells and blood in my urine. Also have over sweating, grey ice cold hands and feet. I had a proctogram 11th May and am waiting for follow up appointment.
Avatar n tn Normal pANCA positive Capsule endoscopy July 2008 - showed one area of ulcer in small intestine and 3 possible polyps Double baloon endoscopy through mouth showed nothing, but as he was going deep into small intestine, it became stiff and unpliable and darker in color - couldn't go any further - biopsies all normal. Advice please ........More likely Crohns? UC? Lupus? Started again recently with blood in stool. Started on Pentasa - 1 pill 250mg 4x a day. - is this dose too low?
Avatar n tn however after two weeks and various attempts my husband had not had bowel activity...it was determined that there was a blockage in the area on the small intestine..another surgery was perfomed and less than 2 feet of the small intestine was removed. After one week he was released from the hospital..on the first night home there was an excessive amount of drainage and he returned to the emergency room, now he had a fistula draining from the surgery site to the lower part of the incision...
Avatar n tn Hm, but you are talking about acidic pain. This may be from bile acids, not absorbed in the small intestine (e.g because of intestinal inflammation) and hence excreted. This would make your stool greenish. There is one drug - cholestyramine - which binds bile acids. Ask doctor if this is for you. Well, you can tell what was found on sigmoidoscopy.
Avatar n tn The reason for the pain will depend on its location. Lower right abdomen pain is commonly due to appendicitis. The pain, can at times come and go and not give the classic picture.
Avatar f tn Mine was cause by chrons and were from the small intestine to the bladder and large intestine. Everything went great. Where is the fistula from and to?
Avatar n tn Biopsies, Ileocecal Value -Microscopic colitis without cryptitis or crypt abscess formation This is colitis in the part of you intestine connecting the small bowel to the large bowel.
Avatar f tn I was finally diagnosed simply by taking out the large intestine and seeing if my small intestine still had any of the disease. The more information you can gather about what they think you have the better. The more information you can collect about yourself and what is going on with you, the better. Good luck!
Avatar f tn If medicines do not work, a type of surgery called bowel resection may be needed to remove a damaged or diseased part of the intestine or to drain an abscess but removing the diseased portion of the intestine does not cure the condition. This link may help : Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (http://www.ccfa.org/chapters/) Hope this helps. Take care and best regards.
Avatar n tn But, about two months later he was back in the doctor's office with another abscess. They were able to just lance this one in the clinic. He was perscribed 2 more antibiotics and more pain pills. about a month ago he was back in the doctor's office, and was diagnosed with shingles. He was perscribed yet another antibiotic and pain pills. The antibiotic did nothing to improve the "shingles," so he was the perscribed anti-viral and anti-fungal medications.
Avatar n tn Is our intestine, large and small, infected with bacteria thats giving us that pain. Intestine is very noisy(grumble) and do get built up of gas. We both didn't have this before. And the occasional pain remains. Some days more than others. Sharper at times. Mostly on the lower right. Sometimes on the left. What do we have and what shall we do? Have taken most antibiotics under the sun.
Avatar n tn an infection has entered that tooth and caused an abscess. the pressure from the abscess has pushed the infection down into soft tissue and most likely infected the saliva glands (thus the swollen cheek) ibuprofen will help pain and some inflamation but the infection MUST be treated with antibiotics or it could spread to your neck, throat, or bloodstream and become life threatening. antibiotics are the only thing that will help these infections.
Avatar n tn There they diagnosed me with an abscess 13 by 6 inches that had formed from a small cut on my liver. As a result, a stint was placed in my bile duct and one in my pancreatic duct. In addition, a drainage tube has been placed on my side to drain the "abscess". The fluid that has drained was at first a dark red color. Over time, the fluid has lightened to a pinkish brown.
Avatar n tn She was released on May 15. May 20, we took her to the ER because the pain returned. Another CT scan showed abscesses on her small intestine and an emergency surgery was performed. During this surgery the doctor added a colostemy bag. She was released after 16 days but still had severe nauseu, diarrhea and no appetite. She couldn't eat and was vomitting. After being at home for 12 days, she went back to the doctor's office for a scheduled appointment.
Avatar n tn Does it hurt when you have a BM or need to have one or if you're sitting on a hard surface. If you are overweight or doing heavy lifting, those can be a strain on your large intestine. You can try over the counter hemmoroid creams to see if it makes a difference, add more fiber to your diet and drink more water. If nothing helps and it's stressing you out see your regular doctor.
Avatar m tn I was in the hospital about a two weeks ago with pains and a fistule in my small intestine causing me a lot of pain. I have been uncomfortable since I was discharged. I have also had constipation from the pain medication that they have me on. I've been taking stool softeners to solve this. But here lies my question... I have been having severe stabbing pains under my left lower rib cage/upper abdomen.
Avatar f tn I have been have pain on the left side of my Abdomen for approx 2 years. First the doctor said it was IBS,but in January after a bad attach and going to emergency, they said I have a blocked bowel and I was in the hospital for three days. After being release from the hospital, they ran all kinds of test, Upper GI, CAT Scan and found nothing to have caused the blockage or pain. I have a Colonoscopy two years ago, so they saw no need to do that test again.
Avatar m tn CT) - Crohn's disease which typically causes inflammation of the last part of small intestine, just before appendix (Dx: colonoscopy, or upper endoscopy with duodenal biopsy) - carcinoid tumor (Dx: 5-HIAA in urine, elevated blood serotonin) - lymphoma (would go with enlarged lymph nodes somewher in the body, what can be checked by body examination and CT of abdomen, Dx: biopsy of enlarged lymph node or biopsy of small intestine during double baloon enteroscopy) - tuberculosis of small intestine
Avatar m tn First I was told it may be external hemorrhoids or anal fissure and abscess. (Sometimes I can feel something bulging from anus after bowel movement.) For 2 months I was on medicine for the above symptom. But now also I have the same pain at the right side and very small amount of leakage still continues when passing air or while walking. I have done proctoscopy and colonoscopy but they revealed nothing.
Avatar f tn Three days later the pain was just as bad so I returned to her where she sent me in for an ultrasound that showed a cyst on my left side, but so small it shouldn't have been causing the pain. She then referred me to a surgeon to perform exploratory surgery. I found a new doc at this point because this didn't seem right to me to jump to surgery so quickly. The new doc read the report from the hospital and told me that he thought the pain was caused from my appendix the whole time.
Avatar n tn I get regular bleeding - like a tap turned on - because of my Crohn's - it is always an ulcer or cypt abscess in the large intestine that is bleeding. It is sorted out by IV steroids and antibiotics.There are many reasons for bleeding from the rectum, but if I were you I would go the nearest ER and have them investigate Liz.
1361959 tn?1277687317 The degree of involvement of the large and small intestine may vary from person to person. A biopsy is the most confirmatory. An elevated ESR does confirm inflammation in the body. Low protein, minerals and iron in blood are the other findings in Crohn’s which may or may not be present. A recent advancement in Crohn’s diagnosis is video capsule endoscopy. If all these are ruled out then the pain could be due to adhesions. Hope this helps.
Avatar f tn If Crohn's disease is suspected, further evaluation with an upper GI series with small-bowel follow-through can be done to further look at the small intestine. Various blood antibody tests can be done as well to exclude this diagnosis. Regarding the liver, the condition to exclude would be cancer. I agree with the alpha-fetoprotein level. This level is elevated in cases of hepatocellular carcinoma.
Avatar f tn Hello I am new here but I need some info on diverticulitis. My step father has been hospitalised on friday for rectal bleeding related to diverticulitis. He has had an abcess burst into the intestine and this has caused and infection. This is his first bout and it is severe. rectal bleeding stopped after iv antibiotics for 2 days and oral antibiotics. He was put onto a clear fluid diet and bleeding stopped monday.
Avatar n tn The largest one healed over in 10 months-but the other, which was quite small but full of pus after an abscess took over 2 years, so please stay positive, it can happen!
Avatar f tn My chrons is in the small intestine so I don't know about your chrons. But your dr and the surgeon should be your best friends. If there is a fistula the surgeon may want to remove it before you start remicade. Remicade is suppose to help prevent fistulas.
Avatar n tn Hello, 14 years ago I had ulcerative colitis, my large intestine was removed and I wore a colostomy bag. after a year my small intestine was reconstructed back.My question is, why do I have bowel movements 3 to 4 times a day? is there anything that I can take to make me not go so much per day, could I have IMS?