I had a bowel repair 9 weeks ago for the second time, I have slowly gone back working but I have done 3 consecutive days of standing and lifting, for around 8 hours daily, without a break. I now can feel that something inside has pulled and I have a bubble in the rectal area. was it too soon to have gone back to work and if i carry on will I do more damage ? has anyone else had to have the same operation repeated more than twice?
Not sure what you mean by "bowel repair". Was this for the repair of vaginal prolapse (rectocele, cystocele, enterocele repair)? Or was it repair of a bowel (i.e colon) problem - i.e rectopexy, sigmoid resection? I usually have my patients return to work by 8 or so weeks after surgery.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
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.