I had a gastric emptying test (prior ot TC) and small bowel follow through (with barium) This past Jan 09 year after my surgery and before my ileo and my transit time from mouth to ileum was just over an hour and normal. I am trying to realize this save my life, but its just so hard. I am on a lot of meds that keep me even keel "semi-normal". I had aleak today and started crying, I looked for bathing suits since summer is approaching in MI and started crying. I have a wonderful support system and this site has saved me.roblems and pain for months and I think it was just
And yes, the obstruction they thought were caused by strictures, scar tissues, etc, but they had to do an open laparatomy and they found first by xray O had an ileus in sm bowel and in stomach, but that my rectum was the sole cause of the obstruction. They let it go from 4/7-13 and then emergently took me in that night. It happened at work after having a mere half a cup of soup, but I had been havins pain and issues for months that went without recognition.
I have my appt in Cleveland and I hope I can get a k-pouch....I feel for all you have been through. This has turned my life upside down.
Chronic Lifetime Constipation
Diagnosed IBS-C 2000
Diagnosed Colonic Inertia-Oct 2007
Total Colectomy with ileorectal anastamosis- Jan 28, 2008
Ileus with suspected leak- Feb 1, 2008
Four abdominal abscesses- Feb 2008
2 JP drains- Feb 2008
Diagnosed with small bowel Fistula- March 6 2008
Drains removed- End of March 2008
Continued Constipation- biofeedback for 3 mo Aug 2008
Botox injections Dec. 17 2008
Dx Anismus- Second opinion U oF M
Recommended at home biofeedback for 2 months, BUT before I could
Admitted with Small Bowel Obsruction April 4, 2009.
Suggested ileostomy April 12 with no resolution.
Loop ileostomy April 13, 2009 and still recovering.
Right abdominal abscess and hospitlilization April 21
Hoping for consulation to Cleveland Clinic for K-pouch and U of M for re-evaluation.
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