Proctocolectomy is the surgical method used for the management of ulcerative colitis or any inflammatory bowel disease that is not cured by medical management. It involves surgical removal of the rectum and colon. It is usually a safe procedure.
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Query: Hello doctor,I had proctocolectomy surgery one year back. It has been five months to ileostomy closure surgery. My daily stool frequency is nine to 10 times daily. The stool is not hard one. I am having a lot of burning inside and outside of the anus. There is no pain but there is itching and burnin... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is normal to have increased frequency after a pouch. As the effluent is liquid and is only ileal content, it may cause itching around the anus. Hemorrhoids will be out after proctocolectomy. Things will get better with time. There is also slightly higher chance of deve... Read Full »