Re: Could this be adhesions?

From: Helen Chalmers (
Wed Apr 26 13:59:26 2000

At Tue, 25 Apr 2000, Angela wrote: >Dear Angela:

I too had a hysterectomy in 12/99 and do have adhesions. I experienced intermittent pain which I called my good days and bad days. I experienced pain from right side of incision site to right side of abdomen to up under my right rib. In answer to your question, in the beginning I experienced times when I had very little pain to days when the pain was so severe I went to the emergency room. I found that my pain would disappear for up to 3 days (enough time to make me think it was gone or had I imagined it) only to reappear with a vengeance. I experience more pain upon any activity or when my bowel is full.

>It has been 1o months now since I had a hysterectomy(kept ovaries) and
>ant/post repair done.
>On many occasions from about day 2 post-op I have had periods of pain
>mostly around my lower right abdomen, but also moving up to my hip at
>times. It ranges from a dull to sharp, 'knotty' type pain, and
>sometimes a feeling of being pulled inside. It appears to be worse on
>movement, particularly after sitting and then suddenly standing. I also
>have a tender spot just above the bikini line, slightly towards the
>Sometimes I feel it is related to bowel problems. After having it
>almost constantly for a week recently it quickly disappeared after a
>bowel movement.(My diet is reasonably good and I try to drink lots of
>Does the pain from adhesions come and go or is it constant?
>I would appreciate any comments.
>Thankyou in advance.

Helen Chalmers

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