After Colon Resection Surgery

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Linda Dugas
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After Colon Resection Surgery

Postby Linda Dugas » Thu Sep 01, 2005 12:39 pm

My Mother had a Colon resection surgery 4 weeks ago. Along with the normal pain of healing(the sugeon removed 4 sections, colon and rectum), She calls me this morning and tells me that she is passing blood clots. Can anyone please comment on this, similar experience, etc.? Is this a normal part of post-op ? Thank You, and to All of You, Our Prayers will be with You. Linda Dugas :cry:
I am so worried about Mom

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Blood Clots...

Postby Molly » Thu Sep 01, 2005 1:18 pm

Linda, I've not heard of that before, but that doesn't mean it can't happen. Please call (or have her call) her doctor asap!

Holly

Post Resection

Postby Holly » Mon Sep 05, 2005 7:56 pm

I would agree that it would be in your mother's best interest to contact her physician as soon as possible. Be well! Hugs! Holly

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Postby Guest » Tue Sep 06, 2005 8:54 am

Abdominal discomfort in the area of the surgical incision is normal, but passing blood clots is not and should raise a "red flag". You or your Mom should contact the Surgeon involved with the surgery if this continues, as it may require further evaluation. Hang in there!
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And...

Postby Holly » Fri Oct 21, 2005 10:31 pm

Just following up to see if your mother is better and if her passing clots has subsided? I hope that she is better and recovering. Please do update and let us know how you both are doing! Please know that you are in my prayers! Big Hugs!


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