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Stapler surgery done. But continuous pain exists. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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User:last 20th i had stapler surgery in piles, still its paining, its common?
Doctor:Is the pain continuous or its only during passing stools ?
User:its continuous
Doctor:Intermittent pain is normally expected, but if the pain is continuous it is essential for you to get the operation site exmined
Doctor:Operation site infections can sometimes lead to continuous pain
Doctor:examination and ruling out the infection is essential
Doctor:Do consult the surgeon who operated on you
User:today i have an appoinment with dr
Doctor:That's good, the treatment for the problem can be formulated once the diagnosis has made
User:actually last 3 days I had to go toilet 5-6 times
Doctor:Were the stools hard ?
User:thats the prob
User:no no its so soft
Doctor:Ok, frequent passage of stools even soft keeps the operation site wet and prone for infections
User:dr gave me cremafin,after taking these
Doctor:Stop cremaffin if the stools are frequent
User:today i m not taking, so today only 1 time pass the stool and its normal
Doctor:Do get yourself examined as soon as possible to rule out infection or to be placed on medications if there is any infection causing the pain
User:when i am taking sitz bath, after that i fell little bit oaky
Doctor:Do continue the sitz bath, it not only provides comfort , it reduces the chances of infections too
User:generally after stapler operation pain is common?
User:or abnormal
Doctor:Yes, after staple surgery it is common for one to experience pain even for a month
Doctor:but if the pain is continuous or associated with fever, the chances of infection has to be considered
User:i think infection is not there
Doctor:Lets hope the same, but do get examined by your doctor to be on the safer side
User:tell me one things
Doctor:yes, please do ask
User:I am taking bio-c from nutrelite for antioxidant and prevent from infection,is it ok?
Doctor:yes, you can take Nutrilite Bio C
User:I am taking multivitamin and natural B also.
Doctor:Its always recommended for people in post operative state to take multivitamins as they help in healing
User:dr told me stapler is painless but its paining
Doctor:Doctor in saying painless meant that the surgery is painless
Doctor:Post surgery the wound around the staples would be mildly paining
Doctor:There is no need to worry unless there is no infection causing it
Doctor:the pain due to the staple surgery is mild and will not last for long
Doctor:Is there anything else, I can help you with ?
User:if I am taking nutrilite protien powder for growing tissues and weakness,is it ok?
Doctor:Yes,you can take.But do stop if you start having constipation after taking the protein powder
User:yes i know
User:thank u so much
Doctor:You are welcome.
User:ok bye
Doctor:Wish you good health
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