... antibiotics. The third ER visit he stayed there for over two weeks, he almost died because his colon had perforated!!! ... (6 replies)
... major abdominal pain landed me in ER. They found me blocked with a tumour in the sigmoid area. Went for immediate surgery to remove. colostomy and all. ... (0 replies)
... bout wanting to go home! As I think I told you, it took a long time for me to go normally, and I am not totally normal yet. I think I had about 12 inches of my sigmoid colon removed. I can tell you that I'm finally feeling human, after two months I'm finally getting my strength back. ... (29 replies)
... ow! You've had some troubles...my problem was a prolapsed rectum which was not horrible but I never knew when something was going to come out! They took out my sigmoid colon and then the lower portion of my intestines was attached somehow to my spine. I am now 2 months post surgery, and I still have occasional stomach aches. ... (29 replies)
... Hi I didn't have this surgery but I had anal fissure surgery where they snip the muscle behind the fissure/tear. I was so scared to go to the bathroom the first time the dr told me to take citrucel and stool softners. I had some gas as well from them pumping my bowels with air for surgery. I was told to walk, yeah right. When I got home I took gas-x and that helped.
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... no wonder we have issues right! So I'm doing the resection after all. ... (66 replies)
... I had a sigmoid colon resection 2 years ago. I am starting to get pains in my lower abdomen where I used to get pain during diverticulitis flare ups. Anyone have the same issues? ... (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)
... I had a colon resection 8 weeks ago to remove a twist in my colon. Most of my sigmoid colon was removed. ... (1 replies)
... Is it possible to have diverticulitis again, even though I had a sigmoid colon resection a few years back after I had a micro perforation? ... (2 replies)
... absess. I ended up having a sigmoid colon resection. But now I am experiencing these strange problems. Could anyone give me any ideas as to what might be going on? ... (4 replies)
... I just had sigmoid colon resection 15 days ago and my story wasn't as easy as the others. I didn't go home for 11 days! My colon wasn't producing a BM though I had plenty of gas. My surgeon couldn't figure out what was wrong! ... (28 replies)
... months ago i had 12" inches of my sigmoid colon removed due to 2 bouts of acute diverticulitus which i was hospitalized for. This has been a very trying 6 months. I have continuing diarrhea. ... (0 replies)
... Hello fatty: I was only on morphine a day or two.
They sent me home with a tylenol with codine-type pill which I took for a day or two.
I know from a lot of experience, Dr.s overtreat pain.
I put myself on tylenol and weened off that over about a 4-5 week period.
Mine was a laparascopic sigmoidectomy which as you know is much less painful than
a regular mid-line incision.... (11 replies)
... behind me, but obviously I've had my share of HOLY GOD I NEED DILAUDID RIGHT NOW moments. My surgery is in December and I just want this thing out. It's in my sigmoid colon and I'm hoping it'll be done lap. ... (11 replies)
... Hi All. I am a 33 year old woman and I just had my colon resection on June 1st and have some questions. If you would be so kind.. ... (0 replies)
... a little hole on left side. Also when he opened me up, he saw a hernia and fixed that through the belly button, 2 for the price of 1. He took out 10 inches of my sigmoid colon. I still have scattered diverticula throughout my colon, but this was very thickened and infected. I pretty much eat anything know except nuts. ... (11 replies)
... Sigmoid colon removed (laproscopically also) several years ago dueto diverticulitis . No complications whatsoever. Complication are not the norm. Greg (7 replies)
... tender to touch 6 months after sigmoid colon resection surgery...three days after resection surgery, i had to have emergency surgery due to bowel perforation. ... (5 replies)
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