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Old 09-06-2006, 09:00 PM   #1
Too Sweet 74
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Erie PA
Posts: 137
Too Sweet 74 HB User
Hubby has question about pain treatment post surgery....

Hi everyone,
My husband is scheduled for his surgery on the 22nd . As it gets closer he is asking more about what will happen. He asked me to ask everyone about the pain treatment after surgery. His surgeon said something about an epidural pump. Not sure if I heard him right. Not sure he's crazy about anything in his spine. He was giving alot of info at the time. Alot to absorb. Anyway. what kinds of things do they do for the post operative pain? He is having half the colon removed and is not happy about it and dooes not understand why so much is being taken when the cancer area itself is small. The surgeon trie dto explain but my husband didn't understand it all I think. He was still in a shock state I think about all of this. We both would appreciate any help about what he can expect. I'm going to print it out so he can read the replies. Thank you all so much for all the help you have been and the kindness and caring that you've extended. Thank you again. Sherri

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