... If I can help, in any way, I'm glad to. Having pain down there is a lonely journey, because people just don't talk about that sort of thing, unless it's online in this type of setting. ... (56 replies)
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... Hi, everhope -
Yes, I'm still around - and whenever someone posts on this forum, I usually get a notification email about that.
It sounds like you had a lot done, down below. I had both an LIS and a fissurectomy - and yes, my recovery was a long one - very long. I am only now feeling somewhat normal, again - but I do sometimes have short relapses. I can remember... (56 replies)
... lso tender. Some days are worse than others. I carry a cushion to sit on wherever I go. My question to you is this, did you find certain activity aggravated your pain symptoms? ... (56 replies)
... fast and meds taken, still no bm but feeling of wanting to pass gas. The internal dressing was removed, extremely painful when pulled out, felt like the original pain due to the fissure after bm before surgery. Doc was satisfied upon checking and I was given approval to go home. ... (0 replies)
... hear that you are going through all of this. I too am still not healed. I was supposed to have my six week post op visit for my second surgery next week but the pain was so bad this week that I went in early. ... (6 replies)
... follows since then and the doctor said he didn't see anything but he only did a visual examination inside my butt cheeks as he didn't want to put me in any more pain with a full rectal exam. He told me he wanted to give me some more time as he didn't feel comfortable going back in for a third time just yet. ... (6 replies)
... I had the muscle spasms for the first couple of weeks and they subsided quite a bit after that along with the major soiling. The pain and swelling never went away though LOL. ... (6 replies)
... and that the fissure was not getting any blood to the area so it had not healed. He cut more tissue He originally though I might have had a infection due to the pain but turns out there was no infection. Today is day two of the surgery. still have not had a BM.... ... (6 replies)
... post op and was told that I was on the road to recovery. By week four my anal leakage had stopped and for the most part was doing OK but still had the blood and pain with bowel movements. At my 6 week checkup I was told that I had a new rather large fissure. ... (6 replies)
... I had the LIS surgery to treat a anal fissure the Friday after Christmas and now it's 4 weeks later and I had my second post op today from my surgeon who did not give me good news. He basically said because Im still in pain during and after my bowel movements that I have not healed from the surgery and that he needs to go back in and perform a second surgery and to take a... (6 replies)
... xperienced a quick stinging pain, I didn't think much of it and thought it would go away. I didn't even know childbirth can induce anal fissure. But each day the pain got worse and I started bleeding more after each BM. After about a month the fissure had worsened so much that the entire toilet was bright red. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry to hear of you setback, Pink=( Yes, indeed, the softeners/laxatives will remain your lifetime companion. If you have insurance that covers prescription meds, I have a suggestion of something that is helping me. After my last colonoscopy, the Gastro recommended a capsule called Linzess. It's rather expensive, as not yet available in generic for. My PCP told me I... (39 replies)
... I really don't know - It is a small fissure but agony.I have had other fissures and I assume they have at some point healed because I am left with quite a few skin tags.
I have not had much pain in the last few days and I am wondering whether to cancel:(:( (2 replies)
... I suffered for 4 months before I got the Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy. Let me just say, if you are considering it, it's a no brainer. Get It!! The pain of a BM with a fissure is 1million times worse than the first few days after surgery. ... (56 replies)
... osted on one of these boards...however, I have decided that now is the time. About a year ago I had a procedure done called a fissurectomy, along with a lateral sphincterotomy and I was scared to death. Mainly because I have never had surgery before and I was afraid that it would be painful. ... (0 replies)
... Are you still happy with the surgery? Have you
Had any problems?
Thank you for any information you can give me. (56 replies)
... is numb, I go by using miralax but I still leave a lot in the rectum and I'm backed up to the assending colon.and I also have problems urinating. I too have butt pain that runs down my leg when sitting on stool. It seems to tense me up. Did this procedure give your urge back? ... (39 replies)
... I hope you get some answers - and solutions! - andmaz. It seems that these "doctors" don't always have answers or solutions, and half the time they don't know what's going on, to begin with.
Bodily pains and itching, etc., can be maddening - and seemingly, without obvious cause. I have an itchy spot to the side of my right foot - and there's nothing there. Nothing. ... (39 replies)
... regardless there is little differerence in percieved pain albeit whilst adjustment are being made there is improvement. ... (39 replies)