Re: Cyn-Adhesions

From: Gina (
Tue Oct 26 09:25:40 1999

Hi Cyn, Welcome, and I hope you find the answers here that you need. I know you will find the support! I am fairly new here also but my questions get answered, and there's alot of support to be found as well. I know you from the aol board, and know you've been suffering more than most of the other hystersisters! Everyone is pulling for you to get the relief from pain that you need and deserve. Hugs, Gina

At Mon, 25 Oct 1999, Cyn wrote: >
>Hi everyone,
>this is my first time to ever come to this board. Let me say that I had
>a hyst. in March and this past Aug I had a rectocele, cystocele,
>vaginal wall prolapse, MAJOR ADHESIONS, left overy removed as well as
>excess tissue. That was 8 weeks ago. Last Monday I was sitting at the
>computer chatting with some friends and I was actually starting to feel
>somewhat better from that surgery, it has taken me along to get over
>that one. I had alot of complications with it. Well I was sitting here
>and all of the sudden out of the blue, I had this UNBELEIVABLE pain shot
>down my left plevic bone. I had to leave the computer FAST and laid on
>my couch in the fetal postition with a heating pad and stayed there
>because I could not make it up to my bed. My husband wanted to take me
>to the ER but I talked him out of. I was thinking it would go away. On
>Tuesday it was just as bad so I called my GYN, he saw me, then rushed me
>to a surgeon thinking it was a hernia. The surgeon did not think he
>felt one, but with me just having surgery not too long ago he could not
>be sure, so he rushed me to a CTScan. Got the results and nothing. So
>the next day the Drs wanted me to do meneral oil to clean my colon,
>thinking that might be the problem. Well I threw up, so needless to say
>it did not work. On Thursday, I saw my gyn and he made another appt
>with the surgeon to do the nerve block they had mentioned to me. I went
>to the surgeons office and he did the block. We thought it
>worked.....nope it is still here so now I have one option left that is
>surgery. They finially believe me that I have adhesions that are really
>bad again. I go this Wed to see the surgeon again and I guess we will
>talk about when he will be doing the surgery. This makes my 5th surgery
>since Aug 98. I am really scared, how many times can I temp faith? When
>they do this surgery would they keep me in the hospital or would it be
>out patient? My last surgery was over 5 hours long and I was in the
>hospital for 9 days. I have a 3 year old and I can afford to be in
>there that long again. I just need some information on this as much as
>possible and I need support as well. I know none you know me and this
>is my first time to post...but I am really scared this time.
>Thank you, Cyn

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