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Just had surgery for herniated bowel

EvelynEEvelyn Posts: 356
:H Anyone here had or is having surgery for herniated bowel??

Evelyn
Had PLIF in 2008 and a Laminectomy. One level fusion, L4-L5.
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  • I was inducted into the *men's club* by my surgeon for the biggest femoral hernia he'd ever seen. LOL
    Just Do what the Dr says,take it eeeaaaasssyyyy!
    Sounds like you have had a lot goin on! Took me about 8 weeks,as I have a pretty physical job. No scar,I had a good surgeon. Gentle hugs,take your time!
  • Hi InAPICKLE

    Thanks for answering! :H My DR said it would take 12 months for my inside to heal. I only took six weeks off from my volunteering job. I was so sick of doing nothing. :sick: I had Lap. Ventral Hernia w/mesh. The Hernia was 15 cm. :jawdrop: It was caused by my last surgery which was a 17 cm Tumor.

    Needed the Hug! Thanks

    Evelyn :H
    Had PLIF in 2008 and a Laminectomy. One level fusion, L4-L5.
  • i hope you have a rapid and successful recovery. of course you will have ups and downs, today sounds like a down day!! but you will get better every day! good luck! remember SH is always here for you! Jenny :)
  • Good to see you and hope you're healing well from your surgery. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
  • :H Thank you so much. How are you both doing?? I will be three months post op on the 28th and I'm doing fine so far. I started with this forum about four years ago and they changed the website a few times and we had to register all over again but I do love posting here, just don't get to as much as I used to. Take care and have a really great day. Laters :H
    Had PLIF in 2008 and a Laminectomy. One level fusion, L4-L5.
  • :H So far I'm four months post op and am feeling good. Not allowed to lift more then ten pounds. I will be seeing a Liver Doctor next month, wish me luck. Love everyone, God bless you all!

    Evelyn :H
    Had PLIF in 2008 and a Laminectomy. One level fusion, L4-L5.
  • I hope all goes well with the GI Dr. and saying a prayer for you. Charry
    DDD of lumbar spine with sciatica to left hip,leg and foot. L4-L5 posterior disc bulge with prominent facets, L5-S1 prominent facets with a posterior osteocartilaginous bar. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing c-spine c4-c7 RN
  • :H Hi Charry
    Long time no hear. I hope all is well with you and yours. I see the liver doctor wed. and I'm afraid it's worst then I think. :SS I was told I had a fatty liver in 08 and I have not done anything about it so now I pay the Piper!! :''( thank you for the prayer. :H

    Laters
    Had PLIF in 2008 and a Laminectomy. One level fusion, L4-L5.
  • :H Thank God the visit went well. I still have to eat healthy, exersice and lose weight or I'm in deep doo doo. :))( Anywho, Since God gave me a second chance I think I'll take it. The hernia is getting better but sometimes I feel pain when bending or lifting. Here's hoping everyone has a really great day!

    Evelyn :H
    Had PLIF in 2008 and a Laminectomy. One level fusion, L4-L5.
  • I'm glad that your visit went well Evelyn :H
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