Re: Millie---NG tube

From: Millie (
Tue Feb 27 02:18:51 2001

Jenny, Thank you for the info on the Yuck! My poor nose rns and bleeds enough without the idea of that. I hope you are feeling better. Love, Millie

>----- Original Message -----
From: "jenny low" <> To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS" <> Sent: Tuesday, February 27, 2001 2:37 AM Subject: Millie---NG tube

> Millie,
> I'm sorry I forgot to answer you about the NG tube. They inserted mine
while > I was in surgery so I didn't feel it go in. I believe they inserted the
tube > because they worked on my bowels removing adhesions. Sometimes when they
> work on your bowels like that it can cause them not to work properly. THey
> kind of act paralyzed for awhile. So they put it in until they knew my
> bowels were working properly. If your bowels don't work properly after
> surgery it can cause severe vomitting. In fact before they would take in
out > they clamped it off and had me drink something. I had to wait 2 hours
after > drinking to show them I could keep it down without throwing up. Then they
> took it out, or I was going to myself! It was very uncomfortable for me
when > I had mine in. It kept yanking my nose and rubbed my throat raw. I had big
> clumps of blood that I kept having to spit out after they took it out. It
> didn't hurt at all when they took it out. I was so relieved to have it
out. > I do pray I never have to have another one. I know someone said something
> about a numbing spray. They gave me that but it did not work. I pray you
> don't have to have one either.
> Love,
> Jenny

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