Hospitals are boring

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skull
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Hospitals are boring

Postby skull » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:13 am

So currently lying here in a consulting room with a bunch of gauze and gel up my bum.

Had a mishap on my ride this morning and tore my ring hole. Waiting to hear back from the surgeon as to whether I have damaged the rectum muscle as well. If so I will be going in for surgery, if not they will just stitch me up.

The drugs are good.

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby sloth » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:16 am

Bummer. Wish you a swift recovery!
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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby find_bruce » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:18 am

I am wincing both at your injury & sloth's groan worthy pun
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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby toolonglegs » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:21 am

Sloth got a good giggle out of me :P .
Look after yourself skull!.

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby silentbutdeadly » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:26 am

Sloth is funny/nasty.

Skull is...unfortunate. But fortunate that the only thing remaining in his sphincter is gel soaked gauze - part of a bicycle or roadside landscape would be slightly more ouch.
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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby jules21 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:52 am

sorry to hear about that skull, hope you recover quickly.

however, you are WRONG about hospitals being boring. have a look around you - there is always entertainment - people in backless hospital gowns checking themselves out to find some smokes, drug addicts who keep asking if the doctor is ready to see them every 45 seconds..

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby gretaboy » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:53 am

feel for your pain....

can I suggest you stay away from solids for a while...maybe a liquid diet would be most appropriate at this time...and I reckon you will need a rubber ring to help out with your ring of fire too
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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby Lukeyboy » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:12 am

Sucks to hear about that mate. All the best and a speedy recovery.

jules21 wrote:however, you are WRONG about hospitals being boring.



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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby Kenzo » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:43 am

Had to wait in a hospital for seven hours with a finger which was broken and had been dislocated... at least I had a newspaper to read...

Skull - your injury sounds painful ... at the same time (I'm sorry) I had to laugh a little... Heal well!

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby Howzat » Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:32 pm

Yikes - get well soon, Skull.

So... how did it happen? I mean, can you reassure us that bicycle plays some part in the story here?

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby jules21 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:45 pm

Howzat wrote:So... how did it happen? I mean, can you reassure us that bicycle plays some part in the story here?

lol

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby skull » Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:46 pm

The clamp that clamps the seat onto the post failed.

I was sitting up as it snapped, seat came off and I went straight down the post and landed on the tyre. Bike was moving and I wedgied myself with the wheel. Pretty much left butt check on one side, tyre running along the butt groove, the right butt cheek the other side

Obviously the spinning wheel on my butt hole ripped it open. Wife collected me, I was just going to have shower and clean it up but when I git home there was a lot of blood and things didn't feel right down there.

I am going in for surgery now too. Is a 3cm tear and then they want to make sure there is no internal damage. Need to have me under a general to do that.

Worse case is damaged rectum and scfincta which could mean a colostumy bag till the internal damage has healed. Best case (fingers crossed) is just stitches and a sore arse for a few weeks.

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby kaz » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:08 pm

Best wishes skull.

Fingers crossed things go well.

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby jules21 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:09 pm

best wishes skull

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby DoogleDave » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:20 pm

Hope the surgery goes well Skull and the outcome is positive.

This brings back memories from a few decades ago when I was riding my BMX and my seat stem broke and I fell onto my rear wheel and the "nether regions" were jammed between the wheel and the brakes as the bike came to a screeching halt on the gravel.
Thankfully no damage to myself (those Faberge jeans must have done their job)...but perhaps this explain why my Wife and I had twins all those years later ?!?

Anyway, after reading this I am off to check my seat clamp!

OUCH!!!!

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby winstonw » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:28 pm

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby InTheWoods » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:30 pm

All the best, I winced when I read it :shock: Actually I'm still wincing now.

That failure was nasty. How old/many km was the clamp?

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby greyhoundtom » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:39 pm

All the best wishes skull..........hope there is no internal damage..........bloody scary thing to happen :shock:

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby Blackrock » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:39 pm

skull wrote:The clamp that clamps the seat onto the post failed.

I was sitting up as it snapped, seat came off and I went straight down the post and landed on the tyre. Bike was moving and I wedgied myself with the wheel. Pretty much left butt check on one side, tyre running along the butt groove, the right butt cheek the other side

Obviously the spinning wheel on my butt hole ripped it open. Wife collected me, I was just going to have shower and clean it up but when I git home there was a lot of blood and things didn't feel right down there.

I am going in for surgery now too. Is a 3cm tear and then they want to make sure there is no internal damage. Need to have me under a general to do that.

Worse case is damaged rectum and scfincta which could mean a colostumy bag till the internal damage has healed. Best case (fingers crossed) is just stitches and a sore arse for a few weeks.

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Could have been worse, but only just....
That's right up there for painful and unfortunate injuries!!
I think the indignity of checking yourself in to A&E would have been terrible too.... :oops:
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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby Sparx » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:43 pm

Far Kmee that sounds painful.

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby wombatK » Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:58 pm

Truly awful injury - hope its not as scary as the doc's speculation.

Broken seat clamp bolts seem to be common enough to justify the question:
why are so many seat clamp's attached with just one bolt ?

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby Howzat » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:06 pm

:shock: :!: :shock:

...Well, I for one am never getting on a bike again.

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby Dr_Mutley » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:11 pm

I only got one thing to say... FAMILY FORUM AND APPROPRIATE LANGUAGE.

Well 2 things, hope u don't need a temporary colostomy and that your sphincter muscle is intact... Heal well...
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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby gretaboy » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:20 pm

skull telling the nurses his bottom is sore sore

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the bike he was riding at the time

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Re: Hospitals are boring

Postby TimW » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:23 pm

All the best for a speedy recovery, that taint funny at all.Tim
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