Re: bowel pain and left sided pain

From: Dena Lomax (
Mon Jun 12 18:19:36 2000

I am sorry you are going through this. The first thing you should do is secure your operative reports....It seems to me that the doctors don't tell you about adhesions...but, your operative reports will tell you. I have had 5 abdominal surgeries---on every operative report it states that the "sigmoid colon is adherent to"....start there and then depending on where you are someone I'm sure on this forum can suggest somewhere to go... Here's to better health!! Dena Lomax

>From: (chris)
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <>
>Subject: bowel pain and left sided pain
>Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 13:24:57 -0500
>Hello Everyone, I need advice again, here is alittle past history. I
>had a TAH in July96, I had another surgery Jan98 for pain on the right
>side and I had my right ovary out and adhesions removed, I had another
>surgery Oct99, for my left ovary removed and massive adhesions, I felt
>pretty good for about 3 months and then the pain started again and it is
>lower left side and I am having really bad pain in my back and my bowels
>are hurting I have had no relieve from this pain and I have had is pain
>for a week, which is not normal because I usually only have bowel pain a
>couple days a week, and my bowel have moved almost everyday too. Does
>anyone have advice on what I can do to help with the pain, I have
>consider going to the doctor but I am trying to hold out because they
>seem not to understand....Thanks in advance for any help.......

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