... I also had colon resection surgery. It was on the 4th of this month.The dr. ... (5 replies)
... May I ask if you had any nausea before your surgery? And also what tests did they do to confirm diverticular? (20 replies)
... o male who had a colon resection at 27. For years I had bowel problems and thought that there was nothing that could be done. ... (20 replies)
... I think it depends on how much colon you had removed. ... (1 replies)
... I feel better after my resection, but I still have symptoms. I also have IBS, Colitis, lactose intolerance, and I have a few food allergies. I too had my gall bladder removed. ... (20 replies)
... secties"....how long before your bm's were "normal" after your surgery. ... (8 replies)
Sorry about your problems-- stress is a big problem for many people.
Here is a short course on Probiotics.
Probiotics means --"in favor of life"-- they are very complex and are living bacteria or microrganisms that are extremely beneficial when taken by improving the friendly microflora in your gastrointestinal tract -- both in the small as well as large... (14 replies)
I think you have not been eating properly! It does not take much constipation to develop diverticular pockets in your colon and if you get them they need to be kept cleaned out with fiber that expands your colon-- a bulking agent.
A person needs 25 to 35 grams of fiber daily for their intestines to function properly. It needs to be a combination of soluble and... (14 replies)
... feet of my colon removed and I know it's not the same as resectioning your small intestines. But, what part of your small intestines did you have removed? ... (14 replies)
... I am 25 years post colon resection. I was 28 when I had my first occurance of colon CA. Found during emergency surgery, tumor the size of doctors fist, had colostomy for 6 wks and then it was taken down. ... (163 replies)
... Crystal, because I had suffered diarrhea for years because of chronic diverticulitis and perforations, I didn't know what to expect after surgery. Watery was the norm for me. ... (104 replies)
... Had my first BM earlier this evening, shortly after asking Resection about it!! Wasn't bad at all. ... (419 replies)
... els much like a horse is stomping out my guts... Think of your lower left quadrant getting trampled by a herd of cattle with pain radiating across the transverse colon towards the right side. Even the thought of food made me nauseous now. Still No Bowel Movement. ... (35 replies)
... op and he just said to eat cheese. I am giving here benefiber, probiotics, Phillips Colon Health, Acidophillus, Yogurt, but nothing is working. ... (0 replies)
... Hi. I had a low anterior colon resection done on Friday, June 5. I was released from the hospital the following Tuesday and have been recovering at home since then. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Ripples...I'm new here, too, and just had my LAST attack Feb 25. The antibiotics also gave me diarrhea and my dr suggested I use DanActive yogurt which did help. It did let up after I was finished with the meds. ... (90 replies)
... day after the reversal. A daily dose of Imodium helped that greatly. The gallbladder removal has brought a worsening of the urgency issues. ... (20 replies)
... IBS has been talked about in the past but I think they were so concerned with the several diverticulitis attacks that the resection came first if that makes any sense. ... (7 replies)
... Do you also have IBS? I do, and although I am much better after my resection, I do still struggle with the diarrhea-constipation back & forth. Also, the colon needs to learn to function again after what was an extremely serious trauma (surgery). I had my gall bladder out about 10 years ago and I remember losing about 18 lbs. due to my body having to re-learn how to digest... (7 replies)
... g that reducing the cancer growth prior to any surgery would lessen the margins and of course, shrink the nastiness and hopefully result in the need to have less colon tissue removed. I had a surgery that included a colon resection, fully hysterectomy and an appendectomy. ... (3 replies)