rectal stump removed

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Date Joined Jun 2010
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   Posted 12/8/2010 11:02 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone I am home from hospital after having my rectal stump removed ! so glad its over with and I am not in as much pain as I thought just discomfort really in the bottom area wink wasnt as straighforward as the surgeon had thought as stumpy had attached itself to the ureatha ( I think thats what he said ) so I have had to have stents put in to be removed later on this month but all in all glad to be home and thanks to all that wished me well xxx

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   Posted 12/10/2010 12:11 AM (GMT -6)   
So glad to hear your surgery went well! :-)
Dx'd Crohn's in '99 at age 28. Proctocolectomy and permanent ileostomy in '06.
Disease-free and medicine-free since surgery and very thankful to be healthy again.

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   Posted 12/13/2010 9:32 AM (GMT -6)   
glad you are doing well!

I was wondering if you felt anything when you urinated, b/c your stumpy was attatched to your urethra?

I think my stumpy is floating around and poking things. Like my bladder when it's full and my uterus when I sit. I can feel it poking my uterus and I asked my OB, he said that sounds likely.
29y. married with one beautiful daughter born 11/20/07
-2002 dx with severe pancolitis u/c; 12/19/08 had total colectomy; 12/25/08 emergency surgery due to abscess-had to redo ileostomy and switch to left side; 2/15/09 found blood clot in superior mesenteric vein (prob. from inf. and surgery inflammation)
Feeling Fabulous Now with my ileostomy!!!!!
Pregnant with second baby due 5/26/11

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   Posted 1/3/2011 5:03 PM (GMT -6)   
I did used to suffer with repeated cysitis and water infection and a dull ache in my left side , I asked my surgeon and he said could have been .

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   Posted 1/3/2011 5:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Congratulations, I bet you are thrilled that the surgery is behind you, no pun intended! Here's to continued good healing!


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   Posted 1/4/2011 10:34 AM (GMT -6)   
Craftylass, Glad that is over with. I wish you swift and happy healing.
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