I had a colon cancer last June. The cancer was in my sigmoid which has been removed during the surgery. After the surgery I'm having continuosly right abdominal pain and back pain. After the ultrasound and MRI my doctor said that I have adenomyosis and endometriosis that is attached with my rectum, rectosigmoid and servix. My doctor advised that she can't do the surgery to remove the endometriosis because she is scared that she will create a hole on my rectum. I really need help on how to relieve the severe pain on my right back. Every sugestion will be very appreciated
In cases where surgery cannot be done, medical management will prove useful. This can be with help of hormones like progesterone. Also GnRh analogues like lupride may help reduce the endometriosis. Symptomatic relief of pain should also be done. Consult a gynaecologist for an evaluation.
Hope this helps.
First, I am glad to be able to help you and I hope that your pain subsides soon.
I had deep infiltrating Endometriosis and it was in my rectum, sigmoid colon etc and I had an "Endo specialist" remove it all without damage. Yes there is a risk but that doctor by the sounds of it doesn't have the skill that an Endometriosis specialist would.
Please find someone else to do the surgery. You can read my profile as well as my journal about my journey with Stage IV Endometriosis.
PM me if you have any questions at all. I have lived with this disease for 23 yrs and I wasnt diagnosed until 17 yrs later after the symptoms began.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.