Re: intestinal adhesions

From: linda (
Sat Aug 29 13:56:08 2009

Maybe women are just more outspoken. I wonder if it's because women have more surgeries such as: total hysterectomies, C Section, etc. We need to ask our doctors if women tend to have adhesion problems more than men.

>----- Original Message -----
From: "IAS Admin (Tracy)" <> To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS" <> Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2009 9:16 PM Subject: intestinal adhesions

> From: [] On Behalf
> Of
> kelly murray
> Sent: Monday, August 24, 2009 9:41 PM
> To:
> Subject: RE: intestinal adhesions
> I BELIEVE because a majority of WOMEN suffer!! If more men had them, you
> would bet there would be more recognition. Not putting men down.
> Kelly
>> Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 21:29:22 -0500
>> From:
>> To:
>> Subject: intestinal adhesions
>> From: [] On Behalf
> Of
>> Debbie Baranes
>> Sent: Monday, August 24, 2009 10:22 AM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: intestinal adhesions
>> I don't understand, there are so many of us suffering why cant we get
>> the recognition and help we need! Debbie
>> --- On Mon, 8/24/09, IAS Admin (Tracy) <>
>> wrote:
>> From: IAS Admin (Tracy) <>
>> Subject: intestinal adhesions
>> To: "Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS" <>
>> Date: Monday, August 24, 2009, 1:46 PM
>> Sender: (Cecelia Jackson)
>> Subject: intestinal adhesions
>> I need a doctor in houston texas that deals extensively with patients
>> suffering from intestinal adhesions. I have had several surgeries since
>> being diagnoised in 1988, the last one in 2004. After all these years,
>> I'm stilled having trouble trying to make doctors understand how this
>> disease makes me feel. I'm so tired of having to convince them that I
>> am in pain every day of my life from this. I went to see a new doctor
>> this week that my endocronologist refered me to. He had a ct w/contrast
>> done and blood test. I explained to him early on that ct scan's, mri's
>> or any other x-ray's have never detected the adhesions. After viewing
>> the results, he explained to me that adhesions do not cause pain (I knew
>> then I wouldn't be going back to him), and he wouldn't be able to just
>> do surgery without any evidence on the ct. I told him I WAS in pain and
>> something was going to have to be done so I can have some relief. Now
>> he wants me to have some type of gastgro workup to see why I'm having
>> difficulity keeping my food down.

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