It is debilitating to suffer from constant pain.
And for months, healthcare professionals had a hard time finding the cause of her mother Michelle Tonji's pain.
She was 32 years old and she "pictured her health" before she began to experienceshooting painin 2012 when she couldn't bear her lower abdomen. She said it was.
At When she was pregnant for 28 weeksand, with the little boy Alfie,published an appendix
But Her pain continued after Alfie was born in February 2013, and she was scheduled to have surgery to remove the suspicious cyst a few months later.
After the doctor found the leak sticking her intestines, ovaries, and fallopian tubes, the usual surgery turned into a four-hour trial to save her life.
Michelle from ColefordGloucestershiresaid: My body collected my waste products, all of which were excreted everywhere, and I was fascinated by the drips of morphine.
"I was completely shocked and afraid of what happened.
" The leak could have spread and it could be life-threatening immediately. Doctors said there was no risk of not having surgery because of their sex.-It's threatening. "
The medical team did not find the originally suspected cyst and instead found the gastrointestinal tract. We have discoveredCrohn's disease, a lifelong condition in which part of the system becomes inflamed. ..
Crohn's disease and colitis expertsstate that more than 500,000 British people are affected by the disease. Awareness of illness.
She explained that Crohn's disease is an invisible debilitating illness.
"Maybe I'm doing my job with a smile, but I'm in the midst of a relapse. It's just dizzy. "
Initially, Michelle said the doctor didn't know why she was so painful, and someone felt that feeling. I explained that I was twisting a rubber band around my intestines.
"I was screaming and suffering and crying every day. I was sick, dizzy and nauseated.
" It was a virtuous cycle of six months. "
When the mother was being examined both inside and outside the hospital and said the document could eventually be a cyst, she considered it to be her "blessing of salvation." I did. Avail's and Michelle thought keyhole surgery was relatively easy.
But whenwoke up with her stoma, she announced that her experience was not easy.
What is Crohn's disease and what are its symptoms?
Crohn's disease is a continuous, lifelong condition once diagnosed and there is no cure for the disease.
This is a condition that causes inflammation of the digestive system.
Inflammation is the body's reaction to injury and inflammation, which can cause redness, swelling, and p. Ein.
Often described as a chronic condition, the patient has a healthy period of time, but has a relapse that makes the symptoms more active.
This is one of the two main forms of inflammatory bowel disease- The other is known as ulcerative colitis
What are the symptoms?
Common symptoms include recurrent diarrhea, abdominal pain, and cramps. Usually worse after diet and exhaustion
Unintentional weight loss and blood and mucus Your stool is also a common symptom.
People can experience only one of the above symptoms, and some people experience severe or mild problems.
It can take weeks or months if the symptoms are mild or absent.
Less common symptoms include high temperatures, feeling sick, feeling sick, joint pain and swelling, and inflammation and inflammation of ulcers in the eyes and mouth.
If you have persistent diarrhea, abdominal pain, unexplained weight loss, or blood in your stool, go to GP
Michelle needed to adjust her diet immediately to avoid flare-ups.
Her children are now older, but Emilia (11) and Alfie (9) are accustomed to new normal children and raise two young children. Admitted that it was difficult.
"It was like potty training with three people.
" "My bag was always leaking. I didn't go to the bathroom. I couldn't go to the store alone because I shouldn't. "
Michelle now needs to go to the bathroom about 10 times a day because of her condition, but she adapted and worked on a taboo about her illness.
One of the things she has to help her is the radar key. This gives people access to 10,000 locked and disabled toilets.
She added: } "I was very embarrassed for years that I needed a toilet frequently, but recently I started to open it because it was so important.
"There are a lot of people who have experienced this too, so don't be afraid to speak out.
" Everyone is tired, so let's talk. "