New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Christine1946
Veteran Member


Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 5975
   Posted 9/6/2010 6:21 PM (GMT -6)   
     I did have my rectum and colon...both..removed.  My main problem has always been my rectum but, unfortunately, with ulcerative colitis, in my case proctitis, they will not remove just the rectum because the ulcerations can come back in the colon.  The surgeon left the anus.  That was my question to him..why??? 
     Tomorrow can not come soon enough, as I am having sooo much discomfort.  The stoma is working like a charm.   This really sucks that I am bleeding and in pain.  Hopefully, the surgeon will discover something on the CD that the radiologist missed and can easily be fixed.  Easily...yeah right..lol. rolleyes

Brian84
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 457
   Posted 9/7/2010 12:21 AM (GMT -6)   
Christine- Good luck with your Dr. Appointment tomrrow. I hope you get answers and feel better.

jackarat
Regular Member


Date Joined May 2009
Total Posts : 29
   Posted 9/7/2010 2:22 AM (GMT -6)   
sorry christine must of misunderstood , i have colitis and he wants to leave about 5 to 6 inches of my rectum dont know if this will cause me further troubles not so sure i even want to go head with surgery at all now !
good luck tomorrow praying you get answers and help to fix the problem
jackarat
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Wednesday, September 19, 2018 5:18 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 3,004,850 posts in 329,176 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 161749 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, bullit398.
256 Guest(s), 12 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Shueswim, Rainy cloud, Kent M., whitetail, island time, compiler, getting by, Yellow19, InTheShop, oregonhay, halbert, jwebb