Surgery in 3 days! *** surgery update!***

Are you having, or have you had a Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy (LIS)? Please share your experiences here, or ask any questions.

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Re: Surgery in 3 days!

Postby Jbl22424 » 09 Jun 2014, 17:57

Sorry Mommaof1, also rooting for you. Let us know what you decide!
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Re: Surgery in 3 days!

Postby Mommaof1 » 10 Jun 2014, 01:10

Thanks all for your words of encouragement! Surgery is tomorrow and im going ahead. Im def confident in my surgeon as im a nurse and see his patients post-op (not lis ones). I will check back in!
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Re: Surgery in 3 days!

Postby Alyssa » 10 Jun 2014, 01:20

Wishing you the best...
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Re: Surgery in 3 days! *** surgery update!***

Postby Mommaof1 » 11 Jun 2014, 20:30

So I had it! It was done at 3pm and its now 6 hours post op and i have no pain. Im scared of my first bm!! And I have a feeling that pain will set im soon. Seems too goo to be true.
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Re: Surgery in 3 days! *** surgery update!***

Postby Apes » 11 Jun 2014, 20:53

Well it probably will not be pain free, but here's to hoping. Good luck stay strong and beat this nasty thing
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Re: Surgery in 3 days! *** surgery update!***

Postby ut_outdoorsman » 11 Jun 2014, 22:41

wishing you a swift recovery!
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Re: Surgery in 3 days! *** surgery update!***

Postby Savaici » 12 Jun 2014, 13:22

Hope you are doing well, Mommaof1? Thinking of you.
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Re: Surgery in 3 days! *** surgery update!***

Postby Mommaof1 » 13 Jun 2014, 08:03

Well the first bm was quite uneventful. I prepared myself for agony. Popped a pain killer, set up the sitz bath and took a seat. Well, it was liquidy and fell right out :/
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Re: Surgery in 3 days! *** surgery update!***

Postby ut_outdoorsman » 13 Jun 2014, 10:23

cool.
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Re: Surgery in 3 days! *** surgery update!***

Postby Jbl22424 » 13 Jun 2014, 10:43

Woohoo!
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