I have had multiple abdominal invasive abdominal surgeries, two of which
were for lysis of adhesions. It has been over ten years since my last
major surgery and up until about a year ago I was doing pretty well as
far as pain from adhesions (I know what it feels like based upon my
earlier experiences). Gradually though, the pain is increasing, but for
the past two months I have had an average of 7-10 days in between bowel
movements which is causing severe pain. Tonight I honestly thought I
was going to die trying to have a bowel movement which I never did have.
The cramping and pain subsided after a while, but the pain literally
stopped me in my tracks. There are times that I cannot even pass gas or
urinate due to all of the pressure. Once I am able to go, then those
two symptoms go away. The problem is I can't find a doctor who will
listen to what I am telling them as far as knowing my own body and what
is wrong. I keep hearing the same old "surgery will only cause more
adhesions". I cannot tolerate much more of this pain. I don't know
where to turn!