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Date Joined Jun 2005
Total Posts : 981
   Posted 8/7/2009 7:37 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Everyone,
Just thought I would update you all on my most recent surgery. Last thursday 30/7 I had my ileostomy made final by having the proctocolectomy done, it was sooner than both my surgeon and I thought I would need to have it done but my rectum was seriously diseased as well so the surgeon said the sooner the better, I only had my ileostomy done in early March and have barely recovered from that surgery. Anyway my butt is soooooo sore its not funny, I cant get over the pain, and surprised at how much stitching is done down there. I am on endone for pain at the moment so Im a little out of it. Now my eyes have flared again with iritis and my rhuemy has put me on methotrexate again for the athritis, he said it should help my eye problem as well, but so far nothing is giving. Anyway Im off to rest up I cant sit for too long. take care all and thanks for listening

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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 8/7/2009 7:55 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey Andorable,

Will definetly keep you in my prayers that things quiet down for you soon, and your pain levels descrease rapidly. Be sure to take it easy.

Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease and Anxiety/Panic Forum
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium  w/Vit D, and Xanax as needed for my anxiety.  Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
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Date Joined Jun 2008
Total Posts : 1058
   Posted 8/8/2009 12:16 AM (GMT -6)   
Take it easy for a while. It's really early after that kind of surgery to be updating us here on your progress. Rest and heal.
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