When I had my colon, rectum and anus removed, think I must have been really lucky as no probs in the healing at all and could sit without any pain in the butt after 2 weeks. Maybe it's the different ways surgeons do the operation that makes a difference, don't know.
Crohn's dx 1989, loop ileo 1992, end ileo 1992. Arthritis developed 1990 Stoma abcess 1995. Azathioprine started 1995. Panprocolorectomy 1999. Stillbirth 2000, antiphospholipid syndrome dx 2000. Flare up 2004, stoma abcess and strictoplasty 2004. Low blood pressure dx with impaired kidney function 2006, fludrocortisone pres. flare up 2010, azathioprine, codeine, immodium, simethicone.