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Bowel surgery

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There are many reasons why people may need bowel surgery. The links on this page explain what operations may be involved in bowel surgery and what to expect after having bowel surgery.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed July 2022.

See also:

Bowel cancer


Inflammatory bowel disease

Low-fibre diet

Overview of surgery

Understanding colonoscopy

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