everything feels better except the rectum?? | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
Advertising Info HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Special Needs > The Road Less Traveled


HysterSisters.com is a massive online community with over 475,000 members and over 5 million posts.

Our community is filled with women who have been through the Hysterectomy experience providing both advice and support from our active members and moderators.

HysterSisters.com is located at 111 Peter St, Toronto, Canada, M5V2H1 and is part of the VerticalScope network of websites.

With free registration, you can ask and answer questions in our HYSTERECTOMY forum community, get our FREE BOOKLET, access Hysterectomy Checkpoints and more.

You are not alone. The HysterSisters are here for you. Join us today!
join HysterSisters for hysterectomy resources and support
Reply

everything feels better except the rectum?? everything feels better except the rectum??

Thread Tools
  #1  
Unread 08-30-2005, 02:44 PM
everything feels better except the rectum??

well here i am again it's been 2 1/2 weeks post-op from the repairs of my cyctocele and rectocele repairs.. i feel pretty good today,but everytime i have bm. IT hurts!!!!!!!
is it normal to hurt this bad??? today was the 1st. day i didn't need mortrin that's a good thing!! well i guess i'm impatient still but just wondering if anyone else experienced rectal pain pretty bad this many days later??thanx
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Unread 08-30-2005, 05:24 PM
everything feels better except the rectum??

Yes it is normal! Two and a half weeks is not a long time since your surgery, in the grand scheme of things. I'd expect some pain with bm's for a good six weeks or so --- that's how it was for me when I had the A&P repairs with my hyst. Hang in there!~ Patience is a virtue!

s,
-Linda
  #3  
Unread 08-30-2005, 06:26 PM
everything feels better except the rectum??

Hi! I hear what youre saying!!I also had tvh with a=p repairs.I will six weeks post obt and still having trouble with bms.
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4  
Unread 08-30-2005, 06:33 PM
your post

I never had problems with my rear but was told by someone to try a stool softener you might try that
  #5  
Unread 08-30-2005, 06:40 PM
everything feels better except the rectum??

I was sent home on colace twice a day. I was told to stay on it for several weeks.I had loose stools and barely made it to the bathroom in time the first few weeks. Unfortunately the constipation issue returned and I am still dealing with it.
I would say what you are feeling is normal. Hang in there. It will get better!
Peggy
  #6  
Unread 08-31-2005, 05:56 AM
everything feels better except the rectum??

thanks.. i have been taking metamucil. since the surgery. it' seems like it is helping.(i can hardly make it to the bathroom) wow when they say 4-6 weeks they sure mean it....
i never thought i would feel this crappy this long.. i'm a very active person (never stop) so this is KILLING ME!!!! i don't like t.v. i don't read,knit,sow..augh. what's a girl to do??
my sister has been a HUGE help she comes over and visit's and does some laundary . and my boys are back in school so i have all day and i'm going nuts..... i know this isn' t going to last forever,but it sure feels like it... i have gone almost 2 days without taking anything (pain wise) i have only takin a few pain killers and mortrin was the only thing i was on,but now my stomach hurt's wondering if i took too many? i was taking them every 4 hour's.. i'm the type i wont even take a asprin if i really need it,s o for me to take that many for that long that's alot..(my mom is a naturalist so she yells at me if i take any over the counter pills) well lthanks for the support! i really need it ..some of my family seems to think i'm milking this one and I'M NOT AT ALL my family think's it's been almost 3 weeks why isn't she up and around" so it's nice to know i can come here and talk to ladies that really understand! sometimes i feel so alone i'm 31 so all of my friends are 29-32 so they HAVE NO CLUE WHAT THE HECK I'M TALKING ABOUT they think that since they had a c-section. it's about the same thing.ahh no!
well thanks again
  #7  
Unread 08-31-2005, 07:34 AM
everything feels better except the rectum??

((((Coffeelover)))) While almost 3 weeks may seem like forever, it's actually a very short time after such a major surgery.... especially since you also had complications!!! And it can't really be compared to a C-Section: the baby is meant to come out, that isn't the case for the repairs!!!

Do give yourself a chance to recover. If need be, have your friends and relatives take a look at the pelvic floor.com website: it's very descriptive and explains clearly the surgery

Regarding the pain meds: be careful to not take too many, as they may increase constipation issues, something you want to stay away after these repairs. After my hyst with repairs, I would only take the pain meds when absolutely needed.
Reply

booklet
Our Free Booklet
What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy: Information, helpful hints as you prepare and recover from hysterectomy.
Answers to your questions
Register




Thread Tools

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
From This Forum From Other Forums
5 Replies, Last Reply 02-20-2006, Started By kathy34
11 Replies, Last Reply 06-07-2005, Started By sunshineangel
3 Replies, Last Reply 04-17-2005, Started By varenasc
7 Replies, Last Reply 01-23-2005, Started By cindyjangle
5 Replies, Last Reply 01-04-2005, Started By coffeelover
8 Replies, Last Reply 06-06-2003, Started By moodygirl
9 Replies, Last Reply 05-19-2003, Started By pbpowner
5 Replies, Last Reply 02-01-2002, Started By Charity
2 Replies, Last Reply 12-03-2001, Started By July2000
8 Replies, Last Reply 08-01-2001, Started By gidge
4 Replies, Endometriosis Support
6 Replies, Endometriosis Support
2 Replies, Pelvic Floor and Bladder Issues
3 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
4 Replies, Pelvic Floor and Bladder Issues
8 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
1 Reply, Pelvic Floor and Bladder Issues
1 Reply, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
3 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
12 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)



Advertisement

Hysterectomy News

September 25,2021

CURRENT NEWS

HysterSisters Takes On Partner To Manage Continued Growth And Longevity
I have news that is wonderful and exciting! This week’s migration wasn’t a typical migration - from one set ... News Archive

TODAY'S EVENTS

Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays


Request Information


I am a HysterSister

HYSTERECTOMY STORIES

Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours

FOLLOW US


Your Hysterectomy Date


CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  



Advertisement


Advertisement