Post op and menstrual cycle

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Date Joined Feb 2008
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   Posted 2/18/2008 2:07 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi All,
I am wondering if any of you, ladies, missed your period after a bowel resection.  I had my operation almost a month ago, and I'm a week late.  I am NEVER late. 

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Date Joined May 2007
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   Posted 2/18/2008 10:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Didn't have one for 4 months after surgery! It was wonderful! You've just been through a tremendous amount of physical stress...It's going to take several months before your body figures out that it's not whacked out anymore. Of course if you are of prime childbearing age...I'm assuming you haven't had sex since surgery...
Dx'd Jan'06, 1st Resection 7/06, Predinsone, Humira, Imuran, B12 injections, Nexium. Secondary conditions: Psorasis, Acne, Fatigue, Joint Pain, Lactose Intolerant, gallstones, fibroid cysts, peri-menopausal.

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Date Joined Dec 2007
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   Posted 2/19/2008 9:13 AM (GMT -6)   
lol at broomhilda! that sounds wonderful. I've had my first cycle since my ostomy and its not like it usually is. i'm just assuming my body is adjusting
25 y/o female- crohns disease since 14
Ileostomy pending-very worried
Tried asacol,pentasa,prednisone,remicade,6mp,azasan, no avail
Seatons placed
Worst year ever!

"For God has not given us the spirit of fear....."
Where does mine come from?!
Temp Ileostomy performed 1/29/08
Still Adusting has been my Godsend...Thank you

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Date Joined Feb 2008
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   Posted 2/21/2008 8:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks ladies.
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