3 weeks post LIS pain

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3 weeks post LIS pain

Postby JulsPain » 08 Aug 2019, 20:03

Hi everyone.

So this Friday will mark exactly the third Friday after I had the LIS. To be clear I had LIS, tag removal and some hemorrhoids excized.

I am still experiencing some stinging through the day, and while the pain isn’t terrible, still have some discomfort with BM’s despite taking 2 colace a day and having a good diet.

I’m really starting to freak out as I cant distinguish the fissure pain from what could be the wound pain, but a couple of days ago I did have some blood (tiny bit) on my TP so I’m worried I might have tore again.

This was honestly my worst fear and I am freaking out that the surgery didn’t work. I did have a follow up at week 2 but my CSR didn’t do a full examination and said to come back in about 4 more weeks if I’m still having any issues.

Anyone else here have a similar experience? Did you find that the pain went away with time?

Thinking of booking an appointment with a therapist as this has been such a tough experience. I’ve lost over 20 pounds in the last 6 months, am terrified of eating anything ( I do eat normally but I’ve become afraid of food if you know what I mean) and in general I don’t know how I’m going to cope if this surgery fails.

I’m only 25/F so I don’t even know if a second surgery will be an option as I haven’t had kids yet and don’t want to mess up that area too bad before then.
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Re: 3 weeks post LIS pain

Postby Abu » 08 Aug 2019, 22:09

Hey Juls, based on people's testimonies around here it can take longer for some to heal even with LIS. 6-8 weeks are not that uncommon so be patient and don't freak out. Try not to look at the TP, trust in your body and focus your mind on other thoughts.
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Re: 3 weeks post LIS pain

Postby appleapple » 09 Aug 2019, 23:28

Such great advice (as always), Abu =)
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