Date: March 20, 2013
Day 454 after the surgery… More than 1 year!
Yesterday I got the results from last colonoscopy, a very good one! NO CANCER found anymore, but although they found a new polyp of 1cm diameter (0.4 inches), but not presenting cancer! I am feeling very HAPPY about that. Next colonoscopy will be in a year, it is BETTER to control it, one never knows…
I am still on pain level 6-7/10 and so I had also yesterday an appointment with the family doctor where I got a prescription for a new medication, “LYRICA 75mg“, a medication which should calm the pain in the nerves…
My pain story started after a surgery of two inguinal hernias, and after all the examinations done by an UROLOGY specialist this one didn’t find any UROLOGY problems and told me to visit again the surgery specialist to find out from where the pain comes. But he told me also that it would be probably a nerve or some nerves who were getting touched or other possibility also is that the nerves are getting touched by the implanted artificial net…
Wait and see… Tomorrow I will contact the surgery specialist to get an appointment again..
Date: March 11, 2013
Day 445 after the surgery… More than 1 year
The pain is increasing again and I am now on pain scale level 6/10, not knowing what is happening!??? My moral is (???), need to fight hard to net letting me go down! It’s too long anyway, I need to upgrade my courage as I start to rant too much on Social-Media, not good 😦
I am NOT anymore the person I was before the operation, I wish to become the same again as I start to hate myself for what I am now (mentality)! No life quality anymore with chronically pain, it starts slowly to destroy me, even spouse told me that I changed too much; not good at all to hear it from her…
Date: March 09, 2013
Day 443 after the surgery… More than 1 year
I finished all the tests on Urology and the doctor says that there are no Urology problems! OK, good news, but still on the pain which increased again! I am now on 4-5/10 on the pain scale. The doctor told me that I should visit again the surgery doctor, probably there were some nerves touched during the surgery. Will the pain ever go away or must I stay for the rest of my life with it, not feeling confident at all anymore…
I had also a colonoscopy again, 6 months after the last check up as on the last check up a polyp from 2 cm in diameter (0.8 inches) was found. A new polyp was found with already 1 cm diameter (0.4 inches) after only 6 months! On March 19, 2013 I will know then the results…
Never ending story, to be continued…
Date: December 18, 2012
Day 362 after the surgery… Nearly 1 year 😦
I got a P.E.T. scan who revealed infections in the scrotum and a Cystoscopy will be made on Thursday December, 18. After I took antibiotics “Ciproxine 500mg” I feel already much better, but still problems with pain. Hopefully on Thursday they will find the answer about my persistent problems…
Date: October 02, 2012
Day 285 after the surgery…
As I made recently a colonoscopy I had to visit the specialist (I got a phone call to make an appointment) which I did 2 weeks ago. I got explained that they found a polyp of 2 cm diameter and that the biopsy revealed growing cancer cells in the polyp! I was shocked, but I got told that as long as the cancer cells are ONLY found in the polyps that there isn’t any problem as long as it is not moving into the colon.
I should do now once every year a colonoscopy as a prevention to detect eventually found polyps! But as I am a bit proactive thinking I asked to do the first one already in 6 months, in March 2013.
See below a video on a Colon polyp removal with a colonoscope:
So, that’s meant that I am now a risk patient!!! But as I did on a regular base (every 2 years) since 14 years already a colonoscopy they detected it by time! I suggest anyway to anybody to do a colonoscopy also up from age 40-45, especially men.
First of all I need to get my brain used to that, that’s the difficult part of it, not easy at all…
I am still on the pain as well and hopefully one day doctors will find out from where it does come, not funny at all to live like that 😦
What’s a polyp and what’s a colonoscopy?