Lots of Pain In My Ass Post J-pouch Surgery

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Westcoast Joe
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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 4/17/2008 5:48 AM (GMT -6)   
I just had j-pouch surgery 2 weeks ago. I have the osotomy and waiting to heal to complete the procedure. Yesterday I had a fever of 101 and a lot of pain in my tail bone. So bad I can't sit down. I'm passing mucuos down below. It is clear and no blood. This morning the fever is gone , but the butt pain continues. Has anyone had this experience. Is it because I layed around to long? I really need your help. Thanks, Joe

suebear
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   Posted 4/17/2008 6:56 AM (GMT -6)   
The mucous is normal but the pain and fever are not. Contact your surgeon for a post op evaluation.

Sue
dx proctitis in 1987
dx UC in 1991, was stable until 1998

1998 started prednisone, asacol, pentasa, nortriptylene, ativan, 6MP, rowasa enemas and suppositories, hydrocortisone enemas, tried the SCD diet, being a vegetarian, omega 3s, flax, pranic healing, yoga, acupuncture, probiotics

2000 lost all my B-12 stores and became anemic

2001 opted for j-pouch surgery- now living life med-free


chili123
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   Posted 4/17/2008 8:14 AM (GMT -6)   
I have had the mucous for like 4 weeks and even sometimes with blood but I have also heard normal. However, like suebear said, fever is not normal. I have not had any fever since surgery. I recall on my discharge papers that it says to call with a fever so I would definately call your surgeon.
Pancolitis - July 2006
Surgery - Temporary ilestomy on 2.25.08 at Cleveland Clinic. Next surgery in 6 months
Medications:  Predisone - 5mg (and tapering to zero)
Supplements:  multi-vit, calcium
Reason for surgery: Steriod dependent and allergic reactions to imuran and 6mp. Elected not to try remicade.


scici85
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   Posted 4/18/2008 1:42 AM (GMT -6)   
i had the same surgery on 3/20/08. my tailbone hurts alot. my doctor told me it would hurt for a while. i purchased a coccyx cushion two days ago and it has relieved some of the pain when i sit because im not putting pressure on the tailbone. i still have mucous and liquid that comes out. the first two weeks was a little boody but its now white mucous and clear liquids. hope this helps

Post Edited (scici85) : 4/18/2008 1:47:24 AM (GMT-6)

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