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Kendrix Evans

Surgeon

Dr. Kendrix Evans is a general surgeon practicing in Clarksdale, MS. Dr. Evans specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Evans provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Kendrix Evans
  • Clarksdale, MS
  • Accepting new patients

Is bariatric surgery dangerous?

All surgical procedures have levels of danger. Bariatric surgeries in the hands of a good surgeon is a safe procedure. There are many types of bariatric surgery and if there are READ MORE
All surgical procedures have levels of danger. Bariatric surgeries in the hands of a good surgeon is a safe procedure. There are many types of bariatric surgery and if there are complications they can be very severe, but research your surgeon thoroughly and look at their outcomes. If they’ve agreed you’re a good candidate, then I’d trust him/her.

Kendrix (Ken) J. Evans, MD, MS

Constipation after surgery?

You need to take a stool softener or laxative. Your surgeon should've given you some or told you to take them. The narcotics you are taking for pain are causing constipation. The READ MORE
You need to take a stool softener or laxative. Your surgeon should've given you some or told you to take them. The narcotics you are taking for pain are causing constipation. The straining is also not good for hernias. Colace or Senna twice daily for a month. Miralax daily will work as well.

Kendrix (Ken) J. Evans MD MS
General Surgeon

How do I know if I need my gallbladder removed?

The easiest way to narrow it down is to notice when you gave abdominal pain. If the pain is in the right upper quadrant or epigastrium and radiates to the back after fried, spicy, READ MORE
The easiest way to narrow it down is to notice when you gave abdominal pain. If the pain is in the right upper quadrant or epigastrium and radiates to the back after fried, spicy, or fatty foods, then it's likely gallbladder related. An ultrasound of the gallbladder is the best test.

Kendrix (Ken) J. Evans, MD, MS