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... His Leslie, I had my surgery at thend of July! I still have a lot of muscle pain where Dr did the big incision by belly button.He said that is normal! My stomach always feels like I just did 100s of sit-ups! I have interment pain in my lower stomach, maybe where the reattachment was done I am not sure along with some pains four off and onion my rectumn area. I feel so much... (4 replies)
... Hi Libby, I seem to be in the same boat...6 weeks post surgery from sigmoid colon resection. Also lost 12 inches. Surgery was lap but I have a10 inch incision. ... (4 replies)
... Otherwise my recovery is going well with the exception absolutely no desire to eat. ... (0 replies)

... I had a sigmoid colon resection three years ago and it took me all of six months to begin feeling stronger. Mine was an open surgery which may take a bit longer to get over. ... (5 replies)
... The recovery wasn't too bad, see what ravin says, I had similar experience. ... (5 replies)
... I am looking forward to feeling healthy again but have always been nervous of surgery! i just keep telling myself i am taking this one step at a time and i can do it! My surgery is scheduled for Feb 2 which is my 30th anniversary. lol i told the surgeon that i can celebrate later when i will feel better and can eat! lol Thanks for your reply! (5 replies)
... The postop pain is not bad at all! I have had 6 or 7 surgeries prior on knees and shoulder and the recovery was much worse.For me the pain in lower abdomen was a dull ache, not a sharp pain, and it was much better in only a few weeks. ... (5 replies)
... he pain in unbearable. I am scheduled to have surgery in about a week. I am having laprascopic surgery and the doctor says i will have an epidural when i get to recovery to enable me to be up which will decrease the possibility of blood clots. I am nervous and am wanting some imput on how bad the pain is etc. ... (5 replies)
... I am six in half weeks post colon resection. Suppose to be lap but ended up with open colectomy. I had the surgery for diverticulitis and it ended up being much more extensive. ... (4 replies)
... antibiotics. The third ER visit he stayed there for over two weeks, he almost died because his colon had perforated!!! ... (6 replies)
... ich I to am also on my feet all day. If I had a choice I would have given my body more time. I still am really tired than I was before and the aches and pains of recovery are still there. ... (10 replies)
... I agree with peacefrog that 3 months is still really early into recovery from the surgery. I was constipated, bloated, and felt all sorts of twinges and pains in my abdomen for quite a while. ... (3 replies)
... What is the recovery time, both in the hospital and when you can really start functioning normally again? ... (4 replies)
... I'm a 52 year old male and will have a resection due to diverticulitis. I've had a 14 year history of minor flare ups, but had a large abscess on my sigmoid colon last month and surgery is indicated. The surgeon tells me he expects it can be done with a laparoscope and a 4 to 5 inch incision. ... (6 replies)
... Man's diary will give you some great input. LAP surgery has a much shorter recovery period, but it sounds like it is more painful initially because of the air they put inside the body. ... (419 replies)
... Hi I am 40 years old and have been diagnosed as having Diverticulitis. Although I do not require an emergency operation, I am suffering from regular Bladder infections due to a connection between the Sigmoid colon and the bladder (I think they call this a Fistula) My specialist tells me that this will not go away and can only be resolved by removing the diseased section of... (11 replies)
... I also just had a Sigmoid Resection when having my Rectal Prolapse repaired. I've forgotten how many inches they took. It's been 6 weeks this coming Monday. ... (4 replies)
... Hello cnapper. I, too, am 5 weeks post-op today (surgery was 7/27/13) from my hand-assisted laparoscopic sigmoid. And this is my first post to HealthBoards. All the posts I've seen are quite old and yours is the first recent one so I am hoping you will see my post and reply. I've had 6 Diverticulitis attacks over the last 10 years and at my gastro doc's urging I opted for... (5 replies)
... op and post recovery process. ... (1 replies)
... otic sx. However I dont want to wait any longer, Im ready to get past this point in my life. The Davinci sx would be better with less chance of infection, better recovery time etc. but the waiting list is months, I dont have time to wait I need to get on with my life. ... (4 replies)

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