Hi everyone. I'm new here so bare with me.
I am just back from seeing a new consultant. Who has diagnosed me with atonic bowel/colon.
I've been having severe constipation for 16 years. To the point I have to manually extract at times. I also have a rectocle prolapse.
She basically said I have no tone at all in my bowels. All laxatives softners don't work.
So she wants me to have 3 tests one is where I swallow some sort of tablets and then have a xray in 5 days and so on to see where they are.
Another was a surgery on my colon. That she didn't explain much. And the other was something to precisely know the tone.
Then she said this will never get better. And a bag is a option for me.
For 16 years I've been told I just havIbs. Or its in my head so this has came as a shock.
Good in the sense that I now know. I've been online and can you find much info.
I asked about the bag and she said it would take away all my pain.
Surely it's not that easy.
She also spoke about removing the colon.
I wish I asked more questions but I just couldn't take in what she was saying.
Does anyone have any ideas or advice.