... Surgeon says, this should have been done years ago.. Your sigmoid colon is way longer than is normal. Most likely I was born with it. Could be the cause. Also, you have a hernia.... Yeah.. So the hernia.. Been complaining... ... (0 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)
... 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)
... I had a complete sigmoid colon resection two weeks ago - hand assisted laparoscopy. The area between my navel and the large incision burns terribly. especially after bearing down after during a bowel movement. However it also hurts when I stand up and when I bend or sit. The incision site is virtually pain free. There is no redness or swelling.
Otherwise my recovery is... (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)
... Hi from Kansas. I found this site, while googling information for patients who have had the Low Anterior Colon Resection. My husband will be having this surgery tomorrow morning. I am terrified and a nervous wreck with worrying about him getting this done. ... (1 replies)
... I like your attitude, you can do this. You are going to be so happy not to have chronic infection wearing you down, it will be worth it. I am so grateful to my surgeon who had the skill to remove the diseased part of my colon, I am convinced she saved my life. Absolutely no problems for five years.
This is a pretty common surgery and anasthesia nowadays is very safe, I am... (5 replies)
... Had my operation on Monday it's now Friday. I'll give you the good and bad, bad is that most of the postings on the boards are from people who had a bad experience and I had the complete opposite, I'm eating a slice of pizza while I'm typing this. The nurse in my pre surgical exam said I should start pushing the pain pump as soon as I could because I didn't want the pain to... (0 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)
... 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)