Re: Adhesions.... finally an answer

From: Ann (
Sat May 5 09:57:52 2012

At Fri, 6 Apr 2012, IAS Admin wrote: >
>From: [] On Behalf Of
>kelly murray
>Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2012 11:24 PM
>Subject: Re: Adhesions.... finally an answer
> I have had surgeries in the states and out of the country with no luck.  I
>don't think you can get rid of them, pain management is the choice right

>> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 23:02:54 -0500
>> From:
>> To:
>> Subject: Adhesions.... finally an answer
>> Sender: (Andrea - Australia)
>> Subject: Adhesions.... finally an answer
>> Hi all
>> Just stumbled across this site, searching for ways to stop my adhesions
>> growing back
>> (my naturopath swears by Vit E capsules and Zinc).
>> My story:
>> - When I was 22 (1988) I was admitted to hospital with suspected
>> appendicitis.
>> After lots and lots of investigations whilst I was in acute pain, they
>> decided to take my appendix out and have a look around.
>> They found a cyst on my ovary, burst it, and took the appendix out.
>> - About a year after this I started to develop 'bowel urgency' which was
>> then to be diagnosed as IBS (via barium enema -yuk, and then a
>> The urgency to use my bowels (due to diarrhoea and pain), gave me huge
>> anxieties and panic disorder... My GP who looked at the barium enema
xray, >> said there was a piece of my bowel that looked like it had lost its
>> spasicity (???? adhesions is my thoughts now ?????)
>> I went to doctors on numerous occasions with my complaints, but were
>> fobbed off that it was in my head.. it was IBS.. deal with it.
>> IBS is the diagnosis they give once they have ruled out every other
>> possibility.
>> I ended up having a laparoscopy about a year or so later and found that I
>> had cysts all over my ovaries, which they 'golf balled', which I think
>> to laser each one. They told me at this stage they were looking for a new
>> thing called endo, but I didn't have it.
>> - About seven years later (1996) I get diagnosed with panic disorder and
>> start taking anti depressants, which alleviate (but not fix) the bowel
>> condition.
>> - 1999 I fall pregnant by accident (even though they told me I would have
>> problems falling pregnant) and decide to keep the baby. Apart from the
>> having a SUA (single umbilical artery), all was well until labour. Labour
>> was intense from the moment it started. After a c-section for not
>> progressing, they told me it was probably because baby was posterior...
>> maybe this was adhesions too!!!
>> Meanwhile bowel still plays up... anxiety and depression aren't great..
>> continued lower back pain (for as long as I can remember, not sure when
>> exactly it started).

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