Re: Colonoscopy results/funny feeling in gut/prednisone

From: Karla Nygren (
Wed May 3 08:14:12 2000


I get the bubbling or rippling sensation....but mine are with each of my hernias and occur around the urinary stoma. Could it be possible that you have a hernia?? Mine have never shown up on ultrasound...even as large as they are.


>----- Original Message -----
From: JIM <JJHEINZ@UWM.EDU> To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <> Sent: Tuesday, May 02, 2000 8:32 PM Subject: Colonoscopy results/funny feeling in gut/prednisone

> I just wanted to let everyone know that I went ahead with the
> colonoscopy on Friday. I had no problems and my doctor said everything
> was fine. I went ahead because we had to be sure that my crohn's
> disease had not returned and caused the obstruction, as it has done
> twice in the past.
> I also had an ultrasound today. The tech said everything looked fine.
> That's actually somewhat disappointing; I was hoping they could see
> something. Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. I will see
> my surgeon next week and discuss the surgical options.
> I am having a "funny" feeling in my intestines. I think it is the food
> working its way past an obstruction. No vomiting or pain just a
> "bubbling" or "popping" or "rippling" sensation. I will ask my doctor
> if I should increase my prednisone dose, as it seems to help. Anybody
> have a similar experience?
> I just want to thank everyone for their support. I have learned a great
> deal from you. You have all been just great, particularly Bev and
> Karla.
> --
> Jim from Milwaukee

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