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... My father had to be readmitted to the hospital a few days ago. It was approximately 5 weeks after his rectal cancer surgery and 3 weeks after his initial release. He was readmitted due to signs of dehydration and an alarming amount of bloating in his abdomen. ... (4 replies)
Recovery Time?
Mar 10, 2005
... law's post op recovery for rectal cancer surgery whereby he underwent a 12 hour operation in which his rectum was removed and a permanent colostomy was performed. ... (302 replies)
... he diet advice. I have passed all of the advice on to my father. In regards to your questions...... My father lives with my mother. My mother still works full time so he is frequently left home alone for large periods of time. He has been visited by a home health care nurse a few times which has helped. ... (6 replies)

... I will stress this far as this whole "fighting cancer thing" goes...there are no rules...averages are only that and statistics...well...same thing there. ... (6 replies)
... ghts. It is very important that you Dad tries to get in some exercise...walking or whatever everyday to help give him a little more appetite. As it's cold this time of year it's difficult to get outside. Have him do some "laps" around the downstairs...measure the steps so he knows how far he's walking... ... (6 replies)
... I am glad to hear your surgery and recovery are going well. ... (13 replies)
... Hi all as the title of this thread reads i am a 26 year old male who has been diagnosed with rectal cancer. Through MRI's and CT's and such my cancer has been graded T3 with no evidence of lymph node envolvment. I have endured 5 weeks of chemotherapy with the 24 hr. ... (13 replies)
... an never definitively state the cause. It's possible that it was brought on by the radiation that my father had before his surgery. It's also possible that the surgery itself caused the problem. Probably a combination of the two. While in the hospital, my father had to have his abdomen drained 3 times. ... (4 replies)
... My father was dx'd with rectal cancer in Sept. 06. I have gotten a lot of great information from this site in the months since his diagnosis. ... (3 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear about your diagnoise, I completely understand. My dad was diag with Rectal cancer stage III last Oct. ... (79 replies)
... Recently been diagnosed with Stage III Rectal cancer. I will be going for 5 weeks of radiation and chemo and then surgery. Feeling very scared. Need to take care of family and small kids. Wife do not work. ... (79 replies)
... His pathology report showed all suspect cancer cells as being dead. ... (4 replies)
Recovery Time?
Oct 26, 2004
... I am almost at the one year mark since I got my colostomy due to rectal cancer. I had a temporay ileostomy for 6 months after my first surgery as there was a chance I would be reconnected but that didn't work out. ... (302 replies)
Recovery Time?
Oct 24, 2004
... since there is no more income for him until he can return to work if he is able to with his type of work i arranged with the case manager at the hospital at the time he was admitted to have a possibliy of ssi or ssd in addition they are taking care of getting all meetings and filing papers for this... ... (302 replies)
... Golficon, I may face the additional chemo after surgery too. They really won't know until they get in there to see if any of the nodes are affected. ... (5 replies)
... Operation you have had a very bad time my sympathy. ... (10 replies)
... to walk up stairs it starts, it has even started when the Telephone rang one time lol so that makes it sound like a nerve thing. ... (10 replies)
... I had bowel resection on Aug. 20 and, honestly, for 10-12 weeks I was sure something was wrong with my uterus. I also felt strange pains first on one side and then on the other. I've finally had almost all pains disappear :) But I was really worried for quite awhile! Gest wishes to you both! (10 replies)
... Thanks so much Gael I feel so relieved and not so worried now,I am 10 weeks after surgery will let you know how I am after 11 weeks ? ... (10 replies)
... Yes, my doctor says it is normal and part of the healing process. I walked out of his surgery so relieved, and he was right, it eventually went. I wish you well and a fast recovery from the pain as it is quite awful. ... (10 replies)

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