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Have had total hysterectomy, now permanent colostomy.

Have had total hysterectomy...

Have had total hysterectomy, now permanent colostomy. Constant pain on my rectum stump. Doing pelvic exercise 4 times a day, but still in constat and sometimes severe pressure and pain.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Any other symptoms?

18 months

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Well I am 83 years old and in great mental health

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
pain killer medication - been told additional surgery not an option - I am a retired nurse and I do not believe what they are feeding me

have you gotten a second opinion from another colorectal surgeon?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It seems that is not possible as the time to get an appointment where I live is up to 10 months.

Oh wow!

If I were you I would go to a large center like Mayo or Cleveland clinic

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Just your opinion would be great - should I or should I not proceed to see another surgeon - my original surgeon is a general surgeon from the emergency of the local hospital.

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There has to be another option

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I live in Qaulicum Beach, British Col

I see. A large university hospital near you would be ok

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