I am so sorry to hear about your condition. I am surprised to hear,
however, that the pain goes away for months at a time. When I had the
adhesions, it was a constant thing, a sort of a tugging, full feeling
which was always set off by too much exercise. This may be something
else. Just a thought. Joanne
At Tue, 8 Jan 2002, Mike Lachance wrote:
> >Anyone suffering from Abdominal Adhesions, please email me >email@example.com. > >I am 33, I had a ruptured appendix in 1988 (at the age of 19) and had >gone 10 days before it was diagnosed. Neeedless to say, it was major >emergency surgury. Thankfully, I survived and fully recovered. Except >for the gut wrenching pain i have been suffering intermittently ever >since. > >As if someone inserted a concrete Block under my rib cage. Aggravated >by stress, food, or sometimes absolutely nothing at all. I have gone >for periods up to a month or 2 with no bouts of pain whatsoever, and >other times several times a month. > >The pain is usually unbearable and immobilizing and can be felt to >develop up to 10 minutes before full onset. Lasting anywhere from 5 to >25 minutes and often followed by hives which Im sure are a result of the >internal trauma that i am undergoing. > >Dr's have done the helio bacteria tests and other tests and nothing was >discovered. I am in otherwise great health and am in very good physical >and mental shape. > >After reading about Abdominal Adhesions i am now convinced that due to >the scale of my surgury (I have a 12" scar vertical from groin to bottom >of sternum) Adhesions of the stomach are the cause of my condition. > >Please email if you are in a similar situation. We could learn much >from some good discussion!