... I don't mind saying that I was scared to death after reading all the horror stories that people post about that surgery online. I guess that those who have excellent results just don't post. ... (0 replies)
... For me, the key to keeping out of pain after surgery is figuring our proper 'stool maintenance'. I have figured out a few things that I'll share. ... (0 replies)
... Atonic colon is a lack of muscle tone in the colon also known as lazy colon. I don't have atonic colon but have suffered from chronic constipation and IBS for years. ... (3 replies)
... glutamine for acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome symptoms. I take it with my breakfast and then again when I get home from work. Just make sure you drink another 8 oz. glass of water right afterwards. ... (5 replies)
... have to be honest, my PCP, general surgeon, GI doctor and 2 Walk In Clinic doctors could not tell that I had a condition called Internal Rectal Prolapse, but the Colon and Rectal Specialist has seen it hundreds of times and could it by an rectal exam and scope. ... (5 replies)
... My mom had colon resection surgery last Thursday morning due to ruptured diverticulitis. Recovery seems to be very slow, and I'm trying to determine if it's anything to be concerned about. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, My name is Ragan...26 year old female. I just had a total Hysterectomy, Bladder worked on and lower Colon Resection last month. ... (4 replies)
... however the pain and everything else will be the same but recovery in the hospotal and afterwards should go by faster, they said as soon as i pass gas and have a bowel movement and im ok i can go home, tell me what should i expect? ... (13 replies)
... Been through biofeedback and things got worse the anal Stimulator they used made me tighten instead of relax and and I had hernia surgery and the doc cut 2 nerves . Now no urge just a movement all at once and my sphincter then locks up. I can't pass liquid like enimas or bowel prep with miralax. ... (11 replies)
... son for no ressection. He said because they were doing so much other repair work in there he didn't want to chance an infection so he opted not to do it. And my colon after the defocography showed a severly prolapsed rectum with a small Z shape to the colon. ... (66 replies)
... Is there possible nerve damage that controls the peristalsis in the colon or even the rectal anal nerves that helps the muscles to contract and relax to allow the stool pass through the rectum and out of the anus ? ... (5 replies)
... Thank you very much for the feedback. Yes, I have seen a GI doctor who ended up getting me a requisition for a sigmoidoscopy which I had about 3 months ago and everything came back normal. I didn't really believe there was a problem with my colon it's self as its always been the rectal pressure/ incomplete evacuation but just to be on the safe side we got it done. I believe... (5 replies)
... Should I take more milk of magnesia at the designated time and see if I can actually have a bowel movement that relieves some of my pain first before seeing a doctor? ... (9 replies)
... You need to go to the emergency room now ! Four weeks without a bowel movement and you're having pain and a fever is a sign some thing is very wrong. Yes,you could very well have an obstruction and at the very least a bowel impaction. ... (9 replies)
... s laying down. Worse when sitting or standing. Many CAT scans, xrays, colon scopes, endoscopy, MRI, and other tests. He has seen many doctors and still no answer for his terrible pain. ... (0 replies)
... you have a cramp in your hamstring one night and it is sore the next morning. Day 2 typically involves cramping that increase in intensity. Loss of appetite. No Bowel Movement. Now when I roll over in bed, it feels like I have a softball inside my lower left quadrant of my abdomen. ... (35 replies)
... I was born very healthy, having perfect colon and bowel movement. ... (11 replies)
... I'm taking fiber therapy daily, I find without it I have know bowel movement at all. I think I will talk to my doc today about that. Even with a stool softener I can't get my bowels to move without this fiber therapy. ... (185 replies)
... It is now almost 3 months since my surgery and I feel really good actually. ... (185 replies)
... No it wont heal by itself needs to be cut open to heal,split lengthwise like opening a vein.
Healing time is 2 weeks at home for sanitary reasons then return to work light duty for 3 months easy on the lifting and sitting,, pain killers required.
Surgery looks terrible but tissues heal quickly and little scarring,its amazing how it heals back to normal.
In US look for a... (64 replies)