After Colostomy Surgery, Pain In The Pelvis Has Not Healed For More Than 2 Months
I want to ask the doc, about 2 months ago, my 53-year-old wife feels there in the area of the mouth of the uterus to release fluid that smells bad or fishy, has been consulted by various doctors from the genital and obstetrician, there are no signs of improving. Besides that, it also has a very strong pain, sometimes hot in the vagina and also in the anus. Sitting can not be long as if there are boils or bruising bruising on the buttocks area that block. Over time constipation occurs rather difficult to defecate. finally his wife was in a colostomy operation to be able to defecate, because there was a lump that closed the intestine said the doctor, so that his intestine was disturbed. After surgery the body becomes weak, the pain continues at any time, 30 times more pain can come. But what feels right now is that both of his legs, his muscles become smaller, his calves are a bit soft, as if they have no muscles. Between the vagina and rectum the doctor said there is a kind of abscess or hardening of the flesh that is difficult to operate on? which is my question why this can happen, is it because the liquid divagina is not yet dry or the cause is unknown, whether there are signs such as reformist symptoms or nerve nerves, or there is hardening of the flesh or muscles due to pus abscesses that have not sought a solution. Please answer, thank you for your attention.
Hello Anwar, Thank you for the question.
Do you know the doctor's diagnosis? From the information you provided, the possible cause is not a pinched nerve (hernia nucleus pulposus / HNP) or Piriformis syndrome. Both of these conditions cause irritation of the pelvic nerve (sciatic nerve), causing symptoms of low back pain that radiates to the feet. The two smaller leg muscles can be caused by nutritional deficiencies, prolonged bed rest, or other conditions that cause increased metabolism such as cancer.
Symptoms of an obstruction in the intestine that begins with abnormal vaginal discharge can be caused by:
cervical cancer that spreads to the intestine, causing blockages
colon cancer / rectal cancer that spreads to the reproductive organs
The three conditions above cause a blockage in the large intestine, making it difficult for the stool to exit the anus so colostomy, which is a surgery to form a hole in the abdominal wall that is connected to the large intestine so that stool can come out through this hole. This condition can also cause severe pain in the abdomen, pelvis, and buttocks.
My advice at this time, please consult your doctor who handles your wife because if you have done a colostomy, the doctor has done further tests such as blood tests, ultrasound, and CT scan to determine the cause. Make sure you know the doctor's diagnosis clearly, make sure you understand what the doctor means by the term "meat" you mentioned above so you better understand your wife's condition. Also discuss with your doctor about the next steps for your wife.
Hopefully this information helps you.