... I don't have any advice, but I am so sorry you are going through this! As if the colon resection wasn't enough! ... (1 replies)
... c of scar tissue. ... (4 replies)
... astro said there were 2 other options 1 was what you recieved the other Im not sure what it was.hope you can find some relief,ask you Dr what he thinks about the scar tissue,and try going without meats chicken and turkey,poultry for a few days and see if that helps. ... (5 replies)
... I had a colon resection a year ago for diverticulitis and been having some pain over the area where they put the stent to connect the resection. ... (5 replies)
... Hi everyone, I had this surgery last June 2009 when I was 42, yes it is normal to have those hard spots. I dont know if thats scar tissue already, but I know on my incision it is still hard and lumpy on the surgery site. ... (11 replies)
... peration, i talked to my Doctor he talked about putting a balloon into the rectum to where he resected the intestines, he thinks that area is restricted from the scar tissue.The balloon will inflate to make the intestine open up and i guess break up the scar tissue. We will see what happens in on August 17th. Feel better. ... (90 replies)
... After the surgery, my surgeon told me that I had so much scar tissue buildup that my colon had been nearly completely blocked. Now there's a scary thought! ... (90 replies)
... it's unsure at this point if there might be a number of adhesions, accumulation of scar tissue, etc. ... (7 replies)
... am hoping that she will not need a colostomy bag in the end, but I don't know. She has attemped 2 colonscopies in the past year, but was unsuccessful due to the scar tissue and inflammation from the diverticulitis. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks to everyone for all the info. It helps me get some questions in line to ask the surgeon when I see him in 2 wks. He has me on antibiotics for 21 days, and I think hopes to do surgery in 6 wks or so. He said long enough to heal the colon, but not so long as to have a flare up again.
I think the surgeon that did the last colonoscopy should have suggested surgery,... (7 replies)
... onth to make sure there isn't a stricture...it's his standard proceedure. From what I understand, a stricture is a narrowing at the point of reconnection due to scar tissue. If a stricture is found, he'll be put to sleep at hospital and a balloon will be used to stretch out this area. ... (162 replies)
... ain than when I first got home from the hospital. I actually went to the ER it was that bad. Turned out to be nothing and the surgeon said it was probably some scar tissue and internal suture tightening going on. There was alot done inside.......lots of muscles and tissues cut and restiched..... ... (7 replies)
... ly went to the ER to have it checked out. They did a CAT scan to check for any absessing or leakage but nothing. The doctor just said it was probably just some scar tissue and internal stitches that were tightening up in the healing process. I was quite frantic and thought for sure it was something.. ... (37 replies)
... of my colon out. He was so sure that was the culprit. I thought about it, hated the thought of it. Was told on here to get second,even third opinions. ... (419 replies)
... looking down your esophogus and into your stomach. And are they removing the part of your colon that is bad or your entire large intestines. There are various parts of your colon...the transverse, sigmoid and rectum. ... (419 replies)
... Responding to the trauma, your body will begin producing the various cells which will become scar tissue, some of that scar tissue will also include specialized seed cells that will throw out connective fibers and glue to anchor the scar tissue. ... (419 replies)
... Yup....adhesions are something to be expected and most times don't cause problems lying dormant until they open you up and scrape them away as they did in my case. I had my GB removed in 1988 and when they opened me up for my resection in May they cleaned up some scar tissue/adhesions/endometriosis which never posed a problem for me.
Resection....I can't even come close to... (419 replies)
... hrombosis, pulmonary embolism and the ubiquitous death. They always list death, just in case. But there is always a risk of adhesions, which are basically just scar tissue. ... (419 replies)
... o, from what I hear, when you are under the age of 50 or so, each recurring case of divers becomes more difficult to resolve with medication and leaves permanent scar tissue damage and thickening of the colon wall. ... (11 replies)
... There are always lots more views than responses. I'm guilty of it myself . . . when I know nothing about the problem or don't have anything constructive to say, what do you do? You can't erase the view.
Anyway, pain started in my left side a couple of months after resection/reconnection surgeries and continued for a couple of months (maybe up to about six). One doctor... (8 replies)