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    Lung nodule

    Hi have not posted for some time.but am really stressed.last year had an mri in july 2015.seen gastro twice since thenlast year.sayinghe would see me in six months.well seen another gastro has routine appt In june 14th just gone and he said that apparantly last year a lung nodule showed on my...
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    Has anyone on here got less than a metre of small bowel left please.

    Hello I hope I can get a little support on here, had to have more major surgery last July, have now only got 1metre of small bowel left, I am devastated, the surgeon did not even tell me he was removing this much,even did not tell me whilst I was in hospital, I discovered it on my discharge...
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    Kefir

    Anyone on here drink Home made Kefir, I have made mine with goats milk for the last two weeks, but have stopped to soya milk this week to see if there is much difference, have been drinking it on its own, but it's lovely as a banana smoothie,I think it is doing me some good,and I have read loads...
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    Acid reflux or stricture?

    I have awful burning round my stomach area that Acid PPI,s are not even touching, it is so miserable, thing is I only had surgery about 11 weeks ago and they are saying that it is wind in my large intestine, disagree with this,as I have this pain on waking all through the day,even after I have...
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    Bad Pain after surgery

    Hello All I am 11 weeks post op ileocolonic resection ,everything not too bad at first, although am really depressed about only having just over a metre of small bowel left, which I was not told during my stay in hospital, seen it on my discharge note!!!! Well about 5 weeks ago started getting...
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    Surgery 8 weeks ago

    hi, had surgery 8weeks ago, been getting these awful pains to the left underneath left breast,making my ribs sore, after dropping off the questran for a couple of days ,due to the bloating,I have been left with a severe burning,soreness top of where my scar finishes about 5 inches above my belly...
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    Pain after surgery

    Hi am now 7 weeks post surgery (July 9th ).i am ok isn't, I have had a Ileo colonic resection,my fourth op,now with only just over a metre of small bowel left, but attached to my large bowel, so Gastro said not so bad,on my right side, where I normally have the problems is fine ,but am now...
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    Magnesium shortage

    I am post op 6 weeks now, back n Aza, 100 mg(all I can tolerate pre-op and post -op)anyhow after my weekly bloods, found my Magnesium levels at around 4.way too low,they said, in fact it was giving me bad pins and needles,they asked if I had the. Twitches, I did,nt but they bought me back in...
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    Help please impossible. Azathioprine and Mineral Deficiencies

    Hello everyone, it's Trish, have been posting in the Surgery column but now have a problem ,could someone please give advice if possible,Had surgery 5 weeks ago,I ts been a struggle,it being my fourth bowel op,had a Ileo colonic resection,have now only got 1.4 metre of small bowel left, last...
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    Crohns op and weight loss

    Had my 4th bowel op 4 weeks ago,went.to Hospital yesterday have lost another 1.5 stones in the three weeks I have been home,I cried yesterday at the hospital,this last op (Bowel resection)has left me in a real depressive state,I cannot eat properly,cup of tea,tastes awful,am trying to have tiny...
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    Just had surgery,need advice

    Just had an Ileo resection re-do 2 weeks today,got out of hospital last Monday,7 days ago,to be honest I am getting that many wind pains where they did my op it's making me feel awful,I walk about get tired,sit down,and hen I am wracked with bad wind pains,when I do pass wind,and believe me it's...
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    Just had surgery Questions ?

    Had my surgery last Tuesday,got home Monday, have a 23cm scar which the staples will be removed this Friday,I am still feeling bloated after a meal the last couple of days,although saying that,I am getting the Diarrhoa about every 1.5 hours constantly,even through the night,although surgeon did...
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    New op date

    as you know on Thursday had my operation cancelled at the 11th hour,had a new date come through yesterday 9th July,so hopefully will go ahead then,What I would like to ask when I signed the form for consent (I had a copy)it tells you are the awful things that could go possibly wrong (Scary) but...
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    My surgery today has been cancelled last minute

    Got to the hospital this morning at 7.30am all psyched up for my op,seen surgeon who really did not today seem happy about doing my op!was a little shocked as I seen him February with Gastro and they said better to do this fourth op whilst I am healthy and active,Seen him this morning and he...
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    Had Pre op assessment today

    Had my pre op assessment today,Having ileo colonic resection next week(my fourth),well got home ,my arms a mess (both) from a nurse who did not seem to know where to find a vein,Digging around ,like I was a lump of meat,I had to tell her to stop,so into the other arm,again the same.i could of...
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    Possible bowel resection or ileostomy coming up

    Hi,had to go and see Gastro consultant yesterday,he is arranging a meeting again with the surgical team for me,as I am now only able to eat chicken,fish,egg noodles and home made yoghurt now,I am constantly located after eating,he said my colonoscopy I had a few weeks ago,large bowel...
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    Pain and feeling of wind pains

    Hi anyone suffer with this,have just developed a pain in my lower right quadrant,I do have a 5cm stricture just up from my terminal Ilieum,am on 100mg of azathioprine,not correct dosage,but as much as my liver stands. My bloods all come back completely normal except my CRP 4 instead of being the...
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    Colonoscopy/Balloon Dialation

    Hi all, Went for colonoscopy/Balloon Dialation yesterday,prep was definately the worst part,very anxious when I got there,but staff excellent,Gastro said he would give me four viales of cocktails to sedate me,we'll they did not work,I did not shut up talking.Gastro asked if I felt drowsy I said...
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