I know this is a stupid question, but (1) are the adhesions normally on the inside or outside of the colon? and (2) If on the putside, I would assume a colonoscopy can't find them? and (3) can they see them in a CT?
Say, if you see this in time, I need to tell you to mention this adhesion thing to the doctor who will be doing the colonoscopy. They can be ready with extra verstad or whatever they use now days. I had mine in 2002 and they found a ton of adhesions. These things were causing my colon to colapse. As a result, I had irritable bowel syndrome and was miserable for a long time.
The adhesions were very visible. The doc saw them right away up on the screen. I saw them, too. If the doctors had known, they would have probably given me something different, or more of the verstad. But, then...I had a ton of them. And, the tube actually stretched out the colon. I can see that if I had not had any adhesions it would have been a piece of cake.
I know I responded not long ago to a thread about this and what to expect. And, I am the one promoting "body rolling" for massage for adhesions. We can talk more this weekend about this..or you may find my stuff in the archives or on threads near the bottom on adhesions and how I broke them up. A true gift...Unreal relief.
I am the last one to have a negative attitude and I promise I am not trying to scare you...just be prepared and let the medical people know that you might be struggling with adhesions. I felt so much better when it was over...and, not just cuz it was over, if you know what I mean. Got great relief from the IBS. But, the adhesions often come back...that is when I discoverd the deep deep massage I can go into later.
If you post a question to me...start a new thread if you can...I have not had much time to come to this site the past few weeks so and I don't want to miss a question if you have any.
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