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Where's the pain? ENDO rectum! Ha!

Aug 13, 2016 8:45 PM

Hahahaha! That's funny. Thank you, thank you, I'm here all night guys!

So, seriously...I had surgery last Friday and my Dr called me on Wednesday to go over everything. She said the pain and pressure I'm feeling in my rectum is endo but she can't get to it without damaging my rectum/colon so she had to leave it. She got the endo that she could elsewhere. I've started taking Linzess to clean my system out every 3-4 days and it's helped alleviate the pressure build up but it still hurts A LOT to go.

The catch is that I well be without insurance at the end of this month. Anyone know...what's a STRONG over the counter laxative that I can take if I can't get Linzess.

Aug 14, 2016 12:55 AM

I don't know about the medicine comparison. Buy i would suggest you try seeing if the manufacturer of kindness has a patient assistance program. I've been able to get help with my script that way. Hope it his helps

Aug 14, 2016 10:36 AM

I don't know where you live but you can use Miralax to clean yourself out. Sometimes my motility slows down to a crawl and I get backed up and it works wonderfully. I am going to visit a friend next week and will use it a couple days before I leave. We have a power flush on our toilet so I don't worry but she has a very old toilet and I don't need to create any unnecessary problems if you get my drift.. LOL!!! That's the last thing I need on my mind. I hope that helps you and also look into the assistance programs that Newfibrogirl recommended they can be a godsend. {{{Hugs}}}💕🙏🏻🌻😊

Aug 14, 2016 10:40 AM

I try miralax and it just doesn't work for me. Maybe I'm not taking enough? I bought the singles so you just add a pouch to your drink...did that for 2 days and nothing happens. I've always had issues with constipation since I was a kid but now it's so much worse with my condition. How much miralax do you drink per drink? Maybe I need to buy the bottle of powder and not the near packs.

Aug 14, 2016 11:14 AM

My dads dr had him on mirlax and they told him to use a cap full for three days along with exercise usually three days is the key. But they is for him. But it may work for you too.

Aug 14, 2016 11:22 AM

Good to know

Aug 14, 2016 11:49 AM

On having a good poo don't forget to sit with your knees to your chest for a minute or so before going to the potty. Then remember your knees need to be higher than your bum.

Aug 14, 2016 8:24 PM

After scrolling past a few times I JUST got the joke in the title! Haha! I blame the 5 day migraine

Aug 14, 2016 8:36 PM

Thanks! I'm painprincess on the other app but when I logged in with this app I'm plain old Cassi. So boring

Aug 16, 2016 2:24 PM

Beware that Linzess can cause uncontrollable diarrhea. I use Senokot + Colace, or Senokot -S, with magnesium. Due to motility issues the magnesium helps the muscles that help move things along.

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