Re: Peggy... Friends who stick together peggy !!??!!

From: Ginny King (
Sat Oct 30 18:04:38 1999

Hi Peggy,

I just wanted to welcome you back as well. You have been missed. Good luck with your appointment at the pain management clinic. I hope you find some answers. Love Ginny

At Sat, 30 Oct 1999, DENISE OLSON wrote: >
>I'm so glad to see you back! I do enjoy writing to you by email as well.
>Having you back is wonderful. I am sorry to hear of the latest developments.
>As far as the pain meds go, maybe the Dr. needs to try some others on you
>until they find the right combination ?
>I can understand the frustration, it took me awhile before I got stable on
>meds that worked for me as well.
>denise in seattle

>>----- Original Message -----
>From: Peggy <>
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <>
>Sent: Friday, October 29, 1999 6:38 PM
>Subject: Intergel
>> Hello everyone,.Well I just spent about 1/2 hour writing and hit the
>> wrong key and lost evrything. I just can not stay away any longer. I
>> need the support and understanding from everyone on here. Did any
>> receive an e-mail from Dr. Wiseman this week.telling us about the
>> conference he went to ? I was not happy with what he told me. He said
>> that someone from the FDA was there and they are about 6-8 months behind
>> with looking at all the studies and trials of intergel.So that means
>> they are that far away from approving it.Isn't that wonderful ? I think
>> we all get our hopes up too much, that something will become available
>> to help us. I have been having a pretty rough time of things.The pain
>> meds that I am taking ( methadone and Klonopin) are not helping me at
>> all anymore.I saw my gyn on Tuesday and he is recommending another
>> laporoscopy with the removal of the last tube and ovary.As to eliminate
>> this being some of the cause of my pain.Like everyone else I am having
>> trouble with bowel movements.I am taking 200 mgs. docusate sodium
>> (stool softener) once a day but this is not helping. I have developed
>> hemeroids and a fissure from trying to push so hard. A fissure is like
>> a paper cut in the anal canal.Hurts like a son of a gun when I go.I also
>> get a sharp shooting pain from the lowest part of the abdomin to the
>> area between the vagina and anus.My gyn said that this is most likely
>> caused from an adhesion. He checked the area on the outside,Where I say
>> the pain goes and said the the skin has thinned quite abit in that area
>> and has prescribed a progesteron (sp) cream to use to toughen up the
>> skin. Any one else with this type of problem?
>> I have an appointment with my pain management Dr. on Wednesday and will
>> see how he feels about what the gyn is recommending.I also want off
>> these narcotics.Why be on something that is not helping any way? I am
>> really worried though about what I have to go through when coming off
>> these meds.Well I am really happy to be back.I decided that this forum
>> is too important to me to let anyone bother me.My biggest decision will
>> be When to have the surgery.I would like to wait until after the
>> holidays but do not know if I can.Thanks for listening .And a big
>> welcome to all the newcomers. I hope that you get the support that you
>> need.
>> Peggy

Ginny King

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