Re: question symptoms of adhesions

From: Bernie and Beverly Doucette (
Sun Mar 26 14:59:00 2000

>----- Original Message -----
From: colleen <> To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <> Sent: Friday, March 24, 2000 10:59 PM Subject: question symptoms of adhesions

> I have had various surgeries for endo diagnosis, gall bladder by
> laproscopy and TAH/BSO which was March 2, 1999. I had my endometriosis
> mainly behind my uterus and cul-de-sac area and ligaments. About 4
> months after my hyster I started having my pain back that was very
> similar to my endo pain. It is mainly on my right side in the back but
> can be all over in the mid section back and front when really bad. I
> have pain during the day but it is worse at night when laying down.
> Sneezing and coughing are painful. The other night before I fell asleep
> I jerked quick like you do sometimes right before you go to sleep and
> the pain was so bad I yelled out. I at first thought my endo was back
> but my estrogen level is very low that it is not likely. I saw a
> surgeon today who specializes in laproscopice surgery for removal of
> adhesions. I am scheduled to have it done on April 12 for diagnostic
> lap. and possible removal of adhesions. The doctor questioned that it
> was adhesions because most of my pain is in my back and doesn't
> originate in my stomach which he says is more common with adhesions. My
> gut feeling is that it is adhesions and after I told him that my pain is
> some much like my endo pain which layed behind my uterus and the
> ligaments in the back area he thought more that it could be adhesions.
> The thing is that I was pain free for 4 months after my hyter. and
> before my hyster laying down made my pain worse and after my surgery I
> layed around alot while recovering and had no pain for those months. If
> I just had a back problem there is know explanation why I would have
> been pain free those months other than either my endo returning or
> adhesions. I quess I'll find out in a couple weeks. I would appreciate
> any input.
> Colleen

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