On a few hours leave from hospital so just a quick update :)

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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 4/25/2010 7:28 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone, well I finally had my ileo reversed on the 7th April all went well till the following monday when the drain was filling up with Poo,
had to go back down to theatre on the wednesday where the surgeon tried to stitch a tiny hole in the bowel
then last tuesday the drain started to fill again but not as much, the surgeon didn't want to put me through another operation so he put me on TPN to see if that helped to heal the hole which I think it has have had no drainage since thursday last week.i'm still on free fluids but hoping this will change when i see the docs tomorrow and hopefully will be able to get home for good by the end of the week feeling really well otherwise and so glad that i no longer have the bag to deal with.Hope your all doing ok will catch up on here when i get home. Bev x
Diagnosed with crohns at 13 now 43
Reversal of temp ileostomy finally have a date 7th April 2010
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   Posted 4/25/2010 9:28 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey Bev I have been thinking of you and wondering how the reversal was going. Glad to hear you are starting to feel better, take it easy and don't overdo. Keep us posted on how you are faring. Hugs!
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Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
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   Posted 4/25/2010 10:09 AM (GMT -6)   
Things sound promising. Good luck. Its good to hear you are feeling good!
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