Re: gyn yesterday

From: crm (
Tue Sep 21 10:23:08 1999

At Tue, 21 Sep 1999, toni welsh wrote: >
>I am not on here alto for awhile, but I have ad ALOT of faithin my gyn
>for 6 years, he did all the surgeies last year, and the laparascopy in
>aug, where he could not get the scope in. He told me he talked to a
>geeral surgeon about my case, annd they both agrred that all that could
>be done is surgery if things are getting worse. He knows the pain
>clinic is not working, and he also said that the narcotics are causing
>alot of te constipation. I told him I have been worse sine seeing them,
>and all they have done is run me ragged running back and forth to
>counselors and PT. The general surgeon said that they could go in and
>do a laparotmy, and use the seprafim, and my gyn would lyse the
>adhesios, knowing I will not go into surgery without him, but he would
>defintely want a generals surgeon there do to all the bowel invovement.
>He knows I am not ready for that right now, and he told me and my
>husband that he too would like to wait til the FDAwould approve a new
>barrier, but right now even wrapping the bowels with seprafilm is no
>guarantee, and I told the gyn last year, I will not go through this
>again, he told me then he does not want to do it again. But I have cut
>back on oxycontin, and I am in alot of pain again, but I know now that
>the 2 drs will try to help me. The family thing is making me smaoke so
>much, and the onl thing that helped me quit last year was Zyban, now On
>trazadone, I cannot take this. I would not even go under as many as I
>am smoking now! I am VERY scared of anmre surgery, but the general
>surgeon said too yu cannot let her go on like this, I enjoy NOTHING ,
>without pain, at least I have found 2 drs who KNOW adhesions cause
>severe pain. The pelvic exam again sent me off the table when the dr
>pressed on the lower pelvis, especailly my right side. Not looking
>forward to more surgery, but what are we supposed to do!
>They do think the pain in legs and hips are the tightness from the
>adhesios, and pulling on the bowels.
>I will be back later, and am thinking of all of you, wis I had more time
>to talk to you girls again!

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