My 2020 LIS and Fissurecotomy Diary

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Re: My 2020 LIS and Fissurecotomy Diary

Postby Pzgre » 18 Apr 2020, 16:36

Thats great to hear. Hope you heal quickly. From your posts it seems like you might be from Wa state. If so, can you recommend a surgeon. Thank you!
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Re: My 2020 LIS and Fissurecotomy Diary

Postby North West Jen » 18 Apr 2020, 17:09

Dr Megan Cavanaugh in Portland, Ore. she did my surgery and is great!
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Re: My 2020 LIS and Fissurecotomy Diary

Postby Pzgre » 19 Apr 2020, 12:34

Thank you!
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Re: My 2020 LIS and Fissurecotomy Diary

Postby Paigey » 28 May 2020, 07:11

Hey! I am considering LIS and I figure a fissurectomy and maybe tag removal will need to be done as well. How are you doing now?
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Re: My 2020 LIS and Fissurecotomy Diary

Postby North West Jen » 28 May 2020, 14:19

Hey! Thanks for asking. I typed up a big thing and went to submit and lost it. Dang it! So, I will summarize here.

I’m 17 weeks post op and still healing the fistula site. It’s still sore, itchy, skin pulling feeling and just general soreness. I’m on the path to hopefully have full healing at the 6 month mark like a lot of people have with this surgery.

The LIS site healed very quickly. I’d say around 2-3 weeks I could not longer feel anything. It was amazing! My advice to you is get the surgery. The surgery is routine and easy for the doc and the recovery will be a breeze compared to living with an active fissure. Good luck to you!
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