>From: DWRon@aol.com (Ron/Barbara Paul)
>To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS
>Subject: UPDATE ON BARBARA PAUL'S SURGERY OF 8/21 - THERE IS HOPE
>Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2000 17:37:00 -0500
>Drs. Reich and Redan performed surgery on Barbara on Aug. 21. She
>suffered from very severe,but localized tugging pain that 25 mg. of
>morphine did not relieve. We tried everything including magnets and
>acupuncture. The pain clinic we had gone to referred us back to our
>surgeon(for the 4th time),but we decided that we would go to Drs. Reich
>and Redan. The surgery did not take very long(we expected 4-5 hours and
>it took only an hour and a half). The doctors removed her gall bladder
>and lysed only a few adhesions. She was fine for about 5 days after the
>surgery and then the pain returned!! We were frantic and called the
>doctors' office in Pennsylvania. They told us it was too early to be
>frustrated. They suggested a bland diet and Mylanta for a few days. AND
>THE PAIN IS NOW GONE!!!!
>Barbara had been suffering terribly before the operation.
>THERE IS HOPE. Those who suffer should consider consulting these
>Dr. Redan continued to contact Barbara after the surgery by e-mail to
>see how she is doing. He has always answered my e-mail inquiries as
>We hope to continue on a path of recovery and good health.
>Barbara & Ron Paul