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pain management following colon removal

My daughter age 21, had her colon removed 5 weeks ago. About 1 1/2 weeks she lifted more weight than she should have. Does anyone have ideas how she can cope with the pain? I don't know if it is worse because she lifted or if she'd be having pain anyway. She is saying that if she would have known how much this would hurt, she wouldn't have done the surgery.
she needs to return to college by June 17th.
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replied June 2nd, 2008
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When has the pain started?
Does she feel crampy abdominal pain?
Is she experiencing some of these symptoms (vomiting, bloating, an inability to pass gas, constipation), too?
Is this pain getting worse as the time pass?
What was the cause for colon removal (ulcerative colitis, cancer)?
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replied March 22nd, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Pain management is usually done in step ladder pattern. She should take simple pain killers like naproxen. If pain persists then ultrasound should be done for collection before stepping up the treatment for pain.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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