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... etting to a room. The nurses were great and encouraged one to ask for pain meds whenever they were needed. As I said, I never required any until they took the Epidural block out. ... (22 replies)
... up just to make me feel better. I did feel like talking and had visitors. The problem was that I felt so good with the epidural that my visitors stayed too long and wore me out. ... (6 replies)
... I did have an epidural and it was great. I really didn't have any pain while it was in place. I felt sore but no real pain. The epidural is placed high enough that it doesn't interfere with walking which you need to do. I had my surgery on a Thursday afternoon and it was taken out Sunday. ... (6 replies)

... Secondly, I didn't have an epidural in place, but rather what they called a nerve block....two small catheters that delivered medicine. I also had the PCA pump of morphine, which is metered. ... (6 replies)
... In the hospital the most important thing is pain control. I had an epidural along with the general anesthesia. The epidural is left in place for several days after the surgery and the dosage is gradually reduced. It is high enough that it does not interfere with walking. ... (17 replies)
... I had a laproscopic assisted resection done 2 years ago. I had 8 inches removed. One of the things that you will want to talk with your surgeon about is pain control. ... (17 replies)
... I had 3.5 feet of my small bowel removed, 1 foot of my large bowel and my appendix taken out. I have an incision thats about 10 inches long with 30 staples in. ... (28 replies)
Colon resection
Nov 24, 2006
... I had a laproscopic assisted resection done 2 years ago. I had 8 inches removed. One of the things that you will want to talk with your surgeon about is pain control. ... (2 replies)
... powered antibiotics to take the day before the surgery. Discuss with the doctor about pain medication. Many people have a morphine pump. I had an epidural for pain control and loved it. It is not enough to interfere with walking but really took care of the pain. ... (12 replies)
Resection
Feb 1, 2005
... the nurses as to how they mange your pain postoperatively. There are several options a PCP pump that delivers morphine that you self administer or an epidural which i was told is used more with open resections. ... (104 replies)
... I am a 50 year old female who had an open colon resection on May 20 for four episodes of diverticulitis. I had so many questions, few of which were answered by my doctor. ... (21 replies)
... ins yesterday and was feeling really bad, but passed some gas, so that is a very good thing. She's wondering how long after gas all of you started to experience bowel movements. ... (419 replies)
... I had an epidural for the surgery and 3 days after for the pain but was up and walking around within 2 days. I am 38 and I think that being relatively young helped with recovery. ... (162 replies)




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