Re: To: Susan - Re: Hernias

From: Susan (
Fri Mar 24 20:33:26 2000

At Fri, 24 Mar 2000, Kay Moran wrote: >
>Dear Susan...
>My pain & adhesions are also under my right ribs. I have damage to nerves
>that run under the ribs due to retractors used to keep the incision open
>during abdominal surgery. I wouldn't be surprised if the reason for your
>pain was something like that.
>Of course, you should certainly be checked for other things like an inflamed
>gall bladder etc...
>Kay in Wisconsin

>>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Susan" <>
>To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS" <>
>Sent: Friday, March 24, 2000 8:09 AM
>Subject: Hernias
>> I need some info on hernias from someone who has had surgery on one.Not
>> hiatal but intestinal or diaphragm one.I have discomfort under right rib
>> for a year.Since hyst,last May.A lot of bloating,feel food moving
>> through.I have for a lot of years strained during bowel movements.It
>> extends around to my side.I don't see how adhesions from a Hyst with a
>> horizontal incision could cause adhesions this high up.Please help.Susan

How did you find out about your injury from retractor and what was done about it?I had horizontal bikini incision,that is a long way up for a retractor to be.Did you have it repaired?And if not do you take something for the discomfort?Thanks.Susan

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