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#12542882 - 12/18/17 08:03 PM When routine becomes not so routine
ERNEST PATY Offline
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Registered: 01/21/01
Posts: 6718
Loc: CARROLLTON, TX, US
Colonoscopy, everyone has them eventually, no big deal. Prep is the worst part.
I had my third one 10 days ago. All went fine, found three polyps which were removed and were biopsied. No problem there.

Friday (eight days after the procedure) about 7:00 pm I felt the urge to go to the bathroom. That’s when the bell rang. When I finished the commode was filled with blood. Five min. later happen again. I knew I was in trouble. We jumped in the car and were at Baylor Carrollton emergency in 10 min..

Fortunately they reacted immediately. Long story short. in two hours I lost a huge amount of blood.
They had me on 4 IV’s at one time. They gave me 6 units of blood over the next several hours.
They had to perform an emergency Colonoscopy to stop a major blood leak where one of the polyps was removed.
Fortunately they saved me (sorry Crappie). Another half hour getting there and I would be taking a dirt nap.

My blood pressure dropped to to 62/42 for a while.

I’m telling this to caution all of you if you have surgery or other invasive procedures to be careful for a couple of weeks. Don’t travel more than an hour from an emergency room. Save your fishing trips for later.

Be especially alert if you take blood thinners like I do.

I was released this afternoon to recoup at home.

Hope to see you soon.


Edited by ERNEST PATY (12/19/17 08:48 AM)
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#12542907 - 12/18/17 08:27 PM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
Fisherpilot Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/05/16
Posts: 10
Holy cow

Glad you are doing better

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#12542909 - 12/18/17 08:27 PM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
TR176 Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/17/10
Posts: 3933
Loc: Little Elm
Rest well and get back at em.

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#12542914 - 12/18/17 08:29 PM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
Gamblinman Online   content
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Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 3485
Loc: Yantis, TX
Take care Mr. Paty.

The crappie are celebrating...short lived though.

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#12542935 - 12/18/17 08:47 PM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
Ruffneck2000 Offline
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Registered: 05/10/13
Posts: 1263
Loc: tx
prayer up for you!
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#12542955 - 12/18/17 09:08 PM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
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Bigfoot Seeker

Registered: 07/02/12
Posts: 18413
Loc: Grapevine, TX
Ernest, you take care of yourself.

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#12542979 - 12/18/17 09:21 PM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
JIM SR. Offline
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Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 7524
Loc: NRH/Fork ! GET THE NET
makes me want to go right out and get checked,.. realmad

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#12542993 - 12/18/17 09:27 PM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
HOGON Offline
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Registered: 01/07/12
Posts: 1076
Loc: McKinney, Texas
Glad you are ok.

Them Crappie will be waiting on you.
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#12543003 - 12/18/17 09:32 PM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
Glenn54 Offline
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Registered: 02/11/06
Posts: 104
Loc: Hemphill, Tx
Wow. I guess in the long run you were lucky. I've had at least 3 colonoscopies and they always find polyps. One was the type that "can" be cancerous but it wasn't. Thanks for the heads up on the bottom end. grin
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#12543011 - 12/18/17 09:43 PM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
crope1 Offline
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Registered: 05/20/10
Posts: 6687
Loc: mansfield,tx
Thanking the good Lord you were in close proximity to a hospital instead traveling somewhere on a long ride.

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#12543062 - 12/18/17 10:53 PM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
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Registered: 02/08/10
Posts: 10334
Loc: Lewisville Tx.

Guy and I were fishing Saturday talking about how you had dropped off the radar. I told Guy that maybe you were sick with the flu at which time Guy's phone rang and it was Faye. You had us worried for the day my friend. Glad to hear all is well and that they found and resolved the issue.
Rest up, Get strong again.
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#12543063 - 12/18/17 10:54 PM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
SLABXPRESS Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/17/02
Posts: 2004
Loc: Teague/Lewisville, Texas
Prayers for a thorough recovery!
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#12543134 - 12/19/17 04:31 AM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
serj5150 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/18/09
Posts: 2956
Loc: The Colony,Texas
Wow Ernest!!Glad to hear you are going to be OK... Prayers for a speedy recovery. Thank the Lord!! angel
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#12543186 - 12/19/17 06:50 AM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
MilesHunter Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/17/13
Posts: 823
Loc: Mansfield, TX
Praying for a quick and complete recovery Ernest.
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#12543205 - 12/19/17 07:15 AM Re: When routine becomes not so routine [Re: ERNEST PATY]
Mac817 Offline
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Registered: 04/14/13
Posts: 562
Loc: Texas
Glad this has turned out well Ernest! Hope you have a Merry Christmas!
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