LIS - Recovering (3 )

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Re: LIS - Recovering (3 )

Postby mmklinemm » 21 Aug 2014, 19:02

That's excellent news!!
Status: LIS 20 Oct 2014, 2nd LIS 05 March 2018.
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Re: LIS - Recovering (3 )

Postby owmybum » 22 Aug 2014, 04:19

Fantastic news!

:bouncer: :fireworks: :stars: :bouncing heart :?: :?:
fissure after hem banding and tag removal feb 11
Pelvic floor therapy
Diltiazem
Botox June 13
Nitro
Internal flap July 14
EUA and polyps removed Nov 14
Diagnosed with neuropathy Jan 15
Diagnosed with HS EDS type 3 (causes poor wound healing )
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Re: LIS - Recovering (3 )

Postby Scientist2516 » 22 Aug 2014, 14:26

:woohoo:
Hooray, Fellk - congratulations! Wonderful news.
Nifedipine/lidocaine, no help
Diltiazem, effective, but caused major rash
Nitroglycerine, effective.
Topical estrogen for final healing.
Gentle heat to bottom - pain relief, muscle relaxant
Kondremul mineral oil
Time - lots of time.
Status - Healed!
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Re: LIS - Recovering (3 )

Postby msimon » 22 Aug 2014, 15:35

Love your story Fellk. Maybe there IS hope for the rest of us! Live it up :Rock:
Dec '13 Fissure from anoscope
3 X internal sphincter botox
'08-'15 Botox for pelvic floor dysfunction
Nov '14 LIS/sentinel tag removal
Feb '15 Deroofing of recurrent infection from LIS
summer '15-healed but still ongoing muscle dysfunction/pain
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Re: LIS - Recovering (3 )

Postby Rachael 1984 » 24 Aug 2014, 07:39

Well done Fellk that's brilliant news....... Love a success story!
Hem Banding sept 2012
2Fissures
Nitro- Effective short term
April 2013-Botox-Effective short term
Diltazem-No effect, developed Rash
July 2014-Diagnosed High Resting Pressure
LIS performed on 17.9.14
Ongoing pain/re-tears. Awaiting pressure test results.
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Re: LIS - Recovering (3 )

Postby powderblue » 26 Aug 2014, 05:54

Great to hear of your success. Which city did you have your surgery in?
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Re: LIS - Recovering (3 )

Postby woundedspirit » 26 Aug 2014, 14:38

What a happy day for you! I wish all the joy of resuming your pre fissure life!! May it be all the sweeter for you !
Hemorrhoid Surgery
Scar Tissue
2 Anal Fissures
Failure of All Topical Treatments
Failed LIS
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Hoping to avoid Flap Surgery
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Re: LIS - Recovering (3 )

Postby Fellk » 11 Sep 2014, 09:03

Thanks guys!

Bit of an update. It's been 2 months now. Spent the last month tapering off miralax 1G at a time (i was using 18-20G a day). I just stopped miralax completely the other day. Stools are bulkier and less frequent but it's been going well. Working on my dietplan to have more fibre etc.

Had a slightly weird issue. I mentioned a skin tag so I decided to try the apple cider vinegar remedy. It was burny obv and the area got irrtated but nothing bad. I did it for 3 or 4 days. I then had to help my mom move so I was lifting and lugging boxes and furnature all day. Near the end my butt started burning bad. Later on I realized there was the same smell from when I'd had surgery. Just a foul smelling stink (not like feces at all). A shower got rid of it and nothing since and I've been using some prep H to calm the area after my idiocy with the apple cider vinegar lol.
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