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What percentage of people get colon cancer due to not having a total colectomy (laproscopic) due to colon inertia?

Does the severe bloating go away if you do have the surgery?
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Hi there!

Total colectomy is an open procedure and not done laprocopically. Colon intertia is a motility issue and is not a direct risk factor for colon cancer.
Hope this information is helpful.

Take care!
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