I was wondering if anyone has any advice as to what I should do. I have gastroparesis and colonic inertia. I have been diagnosed with general dysmotility from top to bottom. I have suffered from colonic inertia for 8 years now. For 8 years I have been living off enemas and can only find relief after 4 or 5. I have not made a bowel movement on my own in I can't remember. Now that I have gastroparesis, it is harder for me to eat and I am now down to 91 lbs.
I have a rectocele and an enterocele. Has anyone had a total colectomy done with these conditions? Does the gastroparesis get better or worse? I am worried about having a colostomy bag, but the surgeon doesn't think I will need one.
During my last decography I could not push the barium out completely nor could I expel the balloon on my last anorectal manometry. What does this say for my future with a total colectomy...I am concerned but I feel this is my only choice for relief.
HOpe to here from someone.