I had an ileostomy procedure 45 years ago and a

Patient : I had an ileostomy procedure 4.5 years ago and a reverse ileostomy 3.5 years ago. Today I was having a normal bowel movement when a suture started coming out of my rectum. I went to the ER and they didn't want to remove it so they just cut it flush with my rectum. I'm not in pain and don't have any blood in my stool but don't like the idea of an exposed suture in my rectum. What can i do about this. The ER told me to schedule an appointment with my regular GI
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I have a tailors bunion on my right pinky toe. It is extremely painful wearing certain types of shoes. If I choose to...

Q: Hi, First of all I just want to say I am not mad and I do not see things. Last October we moved into a new house ...

Q: My wife took fleet enama which did not work. called fleet and was advised not to take second unless consulting a doc...

Q: Is upper back pain normal with strept throat ?

Q: I am panic stricken!!!!!!! My twelve year old son has a wbc of 12.3, now I am petrified he has, some sort of cancer a...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon

IMAGES ON ASK THE DOCTOR


CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews