Nancy,I was in the hospital for five days and four nights for my resection. The third day was the turn around day for me. Walking the halls in the hospital. Taking only Tylenol. However the procrdure has forever chsnged my life. Ibs c and d. Spastic colon also. No doctor can help me. I was perfect before the resection to remove a benigh mass. I suffer daily and it has been 2 1/2 yesrs
I have the same thing and also suffer from chronic pain. I am seeing a pain specialist. This surgery is one that I don't think any of us were educated by our surgeons, who after the surgery leave us all. I have seen so many so called specialists and have learned that the only way to cope is to be our own patient advocate! Never stop researching for someone to help! They are out there.