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... Hello everyone. I've been reading for days on this forum and did not see my situation so I'm going to post a question, but first, a little background. ... (8 replies)
... op instructions after a bowel resection? ... (7 replies)
... Hi kitnkate When do you follow up with your doctor? If you don't see improvement by then you will want to let him/her know you are having difficulties. I thought I was healing properly and going through all of the normal stages, until my most recent followup on Tuesday. At nearly 6 weeks post-op I was told I should be having normal bm's without any difficulty. ... (8 replies)

... I saw the doc again today, and he feels I am doing just fine and on target. I have seen improvement, it's just that I was likely expecting too much too soon. I was told to increase the amount of Metamucil daily, and make sure I get lots of water and fresh fruits and veggies, which I generally eat plenty of anyway. I'm planning on being back at work by June 30th so I plan on... (8 replies)
... Hi Lady..... sorry you're still having some problems. My guess is that the hematoma is causing you some grief. Altho, it hurt for me to cough for weeks. The abdominal muscles take a beating and we don't even realize it until we have some sort of surgery there. I have been really hesitant to eat a nice, big salad. I've had small, dinner sized ones since my... (7 replies)
... Others may mention more but for me that was about it as far as post op instructions! ... (7 replies)
... I did a follow up with my dr. Due to the adhesion removal in the small bowel and the sigmoid resection it is slower to return to normal. I am only 11 days out right now. ... (8 replies)
... I hope that you can get this post today. I had a resection and adhesion removal 9 days ago and mostly all I have is gas and small bm's. I had it in the sigmoid. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for the info. My dr said that I would get this problem because of the swelling that is still there only 11 days out. I hope hope hope it gets easier. I have that spasm feeling in the rectum like you do. Where was your resection? (8 replies)
... Tomorrow is 12 weeks since my resection... and I am still trying to figure out what to eat!! I have several days where I feel like I felt pre-surgery, and then I'll have pain and burning for several days. It almost feels like something is kinked and I have to walk hunched over. It hurts to cough or sneeze. I developed a large hematoma after the surgery that is still there.... (7 replies)
... I feel great. BMs are normal for the first time in about 2 years. Post op discomfort is minimal. I have normal day activities but watch lifting anything to heavy still. Those pains I lived with almost daily are gone. ... (3 replies)
... days ago I had an elective, open sigmoid resection performed by a colorectal surgeon. The pathology showed no cancer and a severe stricture of the sigmoid colon. There were no intraoperative complications. ... (3 replies)
... I have read the boards but many of you have had large bowel resections and not small bowel resection if i'm correct. ... (7 replies)
... hiya Andy, i felt fine after about 2 weeks post op and was able to return to work. ... (6 replies)
... I had a bowel resection July 2010. Post op healing went well but now I am having problems with having a BM. I go about every 3 days but have difficulty with passing soft stool. ... (3 replies)
... How soon after your resection did you start eating spinach? ... (7 replies)
... days post op is pretty quick, I understand that a sigmoidal resection is very major surgery so things will take a while to settle down. Have you tried dulcolax tablets? ... (66 replies)
... The next day she went in laperscopicly to stitch the uterus to find out she had also preforated my bowel. I had to get emergency surgery and got 3 inches of my bowel removed, along with my appendix cause it was so swollen from sitting in that mess all night. ... (3 replies)
... th the less invasive surgery and just got rectopexy, no resection. Her constipation got worse this route and now takes senna tablets everyday. I'm glad I got the resection too, it's suppose to help down the road for easier BMs. Now 10 weeks out it has not helped me yet. I have yet to have 1 complete BM or it in the right form. ... (11 replies)
... I had a bowel resection in June 15th. They took out 3 inches of my intensines. I think it just takes a very long time to get over this surgery. I am having a struggle. ... (3 replies)

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