My mother had Intussusception problem, so she had abdominal pain, doctor suggests for Colonoscopy and after going through the reports of colonoscopy told that it is treated for the time being and it may occur again so he suggests for an operation. Is it necessary to have the operation? What will the procedure in the operation and what is the assurance that it will not accurate after operation.
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Dr. R. Kamalakannan
Gastroenterologist 18 yrs exp Chennai
Intussusception in old people is a warning sign of a major disease.  There will be a lead point in this problem.  It may be a tumour. You haven't mentioned the colonoscopy report.  If she has a lead point,  she need surgery which will avert a emergency life threatening situation and also gives complete cure.
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