I'm back from surgery guys

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   Posted 1/23/2008 4:04 PM (GMT -6)   
 Just wanted to let everyone know that I'm home from the hospital and I wanted to thank everyone that posted I had a right colectomy and it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be Was released today and I'm glad I'm home. Thanks again for all your prayers

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   Posted 1/23/2008 4:59 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm glad to hear that you are doing well after your surgery. Take care of yourself and have a swift and complete recovery.

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   Posted 1/23/2008 5:20 PM (GMT -6)   
A very speedy recovery to you and plz keep us posted on how you are doing

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   Posted 1/23/2008 5:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Hope you recover quickly...keep in touch!
49 yr. old female, diagnosed with Crohn's in small intestine and terminal ileum Sept-Oct. 2007
currently taking Pentasa 2750 mg- 9pills/day and on and off Prednisone for flares

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   Posted 1/23/2008 5:30 PM (GMT -6)   
What exactly is a COLECTOMY?
Diagnosed in October, 2003.
Currently taking Colazal, Nexium, One-A-Day multivitamin
Secondary conditions: mouth ulcers, joint pain, extreme fatigue

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   Posted 1/23/2008 6:45 PM (GMT -6)   

Colectomy consists of the surgical resection of any extent of the large bowel (colon).

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   Posted 1/23/2008 6:48 PM (GMT -6)   
It's nice to hear you're doing well
And convalescing fast,
And here's a wish that your good health
Will last and last and last.

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   Posted 1/23/2008 7:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Good luck. I don't like to think about my own, even two years later.

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   Posted 1/23/2008 8:32 PM (GMT -6)   

Woohoo!!  Glad to hear all went well.  Here's to a long long remission.

God Bless,

Gail *Nanners*

Been living with Crohn's Disease for 32 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec 60 mg, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and doing tests to see if I have Inflammatory Arthritis or AS.

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   Posted 1/24/2008 5:41 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi I am glad you are feeling better I hope for a speedy recovery for you.
Hi, I am teddybearweiser, I am a male.
I was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was admitted to the hospital
in 1992, in Jan of 1993 I was back in the hospital for surgery for my crohns. I had part of my right colon resectioned with ilecolonstomy.
 My GI doctor has me on Asacol, Dicyclomine,Imuran,Celebrex and Remicade. B-12 injection once a month.
My Internest doctor has me on Lisnopril-HTCZ and Folic Acid. Diagnosed
with Osteoarthritis July 2007

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   Posted 1/24/2008 5:58 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm glad to hear you're home from hospital! Wishing you a speedy recovery.


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   Posted 1/24/2008 6:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Glad you are home! Take care of yourself. :)
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