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Suzanne (@suzanneb)

Adhesions affecting digestion and causing pain

Digestive Health | Last Active: Jan 13, 2020 | Replies (16)

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With the Deloyers procedure, they removed the rest of the sigmoid that was still there, all the descending colon, part of the transverse and then turned the rest of the transverse that was left, counter clockwise and ran it down along side my ascending colon and reattached to my rectum. So I have no large intestine on my left side. I have no bag, and although it took awhile for things to heal and settle down, my bowel functions pretty normally now. The dr said it is not a procedure they plan on, so I am thankful that I had the colorectal surgeon at Mayo, otherwise I could have ended up with a permanent ostomy. I had a temporary one for 6 months while they waited for my colon to heal in 2018

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Wow! Thank you for that information. It is optimistic, and I need that right now.