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hello, I hademergencysurgery for a splenectomy due toalacerated spleen duringa colonoscopy. It wasa month ago.I am terrifed with fearofgetting sepsis. I can't really take prophylaxis low dose antibiotics every day because I have colitis and the Gi doc is afraid of cdiff caused by broad spectrum antibiotics. I am still not really myself, tired a lot of the time. How long did it take most people to recover and how do you live each day in fear of a cold or infection that may develop into something a lot worse. I am so very anxoius and nervous. I am63 and this experience has changed my life and not in a goodwa. Plusthey gve methewrong blood typeduringthe surgery and I had aNABO incomatabilty reaction (although not catastrophic).any ideas or how you deal with this, please let me know
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