Re: adhesions

From: Robin M (
Sun Apr 1 10:52:04 2007

Adhesions start growing back as soon as 30 minuets, and continue to grow for about a week. After that, they start getting more dense and can really pull things out of shape. Some have been able to get social security disablility for this. Robin M

At Sun, 25 Mar 2007, suzi wrote: >
>I am a 34 yr old woman who had a c-section 2004, partial hysterectomy
>2005,scar repair 2005, 3 d&c and then july 2006 I had a football sized
>noncancerous tumor removed from my ovary. When the dr opened me she
>said the adhesions were so dense she lost her way and she had to call in
>another surgeon. They said the adhesions were attatched to everything
>in there. While operating on me they cut my bowel accidentially and
>sewed me up and sent me home 2 days later.14 days later(after i called
>her several times and saw the dr 1 time and told her the pain was
>getting worse and something was really wrong) I ended up with a bowel
>obstruction and fecal matter flowing through my body, and a 6in absess
>in my pelvis that ate through the wall between the front and back of me
>causing feces to go out the wrong place. I had 4 more major surgeries
>over the next 6 months including an ostemy which has now since been
>reversed. I also was in the hospital on tpn and the nasal tube for 2
>and a half months straight. My incision was left open to heal so i had
>home health workers come in for 6 months.I am lucky to be alive but the
>pain in my abdomed is unbearable at times. It sometimes even hurts in
>my ribs and down my leg. My last surgery was jan 9th can the adhesions
>be growing back that quick? Can you get disability from this problem?
>Just the emotional, physical and financial burden has been too much.

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