Re: Post-surgery questions: bowel obstruction

From: Sandie garcia (
Mon May 21 19:13:36 2007

At Wed, 16 May 2007, MicheleStM wrote: >
>I was released from the hospital yesterday after surgery for bowel
>obstruction. I seem to be doing well. My obstruction was caused by
>adhesions (I've had five abdominal surgeries) and a hernia. I am just
>wondering what I should expect in terms of recovery time, when I can go
>back to work, etc. I was given just several days' supply of oxycodone
>for the pain.

I had a bowel proferation and part of my bowel was removed. (perforated during surgery for adhesions) Everything seemed to return to normal right away. Just now living with the pain.

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