Re: Post-surgery questions: bowel obstruction
From: Sandie garcia (email@example.com)
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.