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... My doc told me to take fiber, drink more water and try metamucil. I did this, and the fiber actually made the problem worse. ... (7 replies)
... How long does the operation itself usually take? ... (18 replies)
... Okay, it looks as though I may have found a surgeon who can perfom laparoscopic surgery to remove the portion of Sigmoid colon suffering from Diverticulitis. I guess this is good news? ... (11 replies)

... me to be at peace. I am planning to work all week until it is time to go home on Wednesday and start the wonderful prep. We are stilil trying to figure out how much time my husband should plan to spend at the hospital with me. ... (419 replies)
... The Linzess is a capsule that comes in 2 strengths. Of course, you take it with water. ... (14 replies)
... pain relief is concerned, you can and should do something about it. You do get used to a certain level of pain but there are things you can do and drugs you can take to help. Pain is very real. My experience was that some nurses would behave as if you were creating a nussance id you were constantly saying, "I am in pain". ... (3 replies)
... I read somewhere that BMC was moving its primary surgery and teaching to St. ... (419 replies)
... meanwhile, the antibiotic i was given for the swelling and staph infection had wiped out my good colon bacteria and i picked up a c. ... (7 replies)
... ent to the gi doc today and hes sending me for blood work, another cat scan and a hida scan, just wondering if anyone can explain what a hida scan is exactly and how does it feel and how long did it take? ... (8 replies)
... s lunch. She loves when I come by. Poor darling is a little stressed. But she does not show it very much. My little guy is OK. He asked me if I was going to the hospital and for how long this AM. ... (162 replies)
... pain takes longer to subside than I thought it would. I figured because this was laparoscopic, I'd be doing yoga in 2 weeks. Wrong. The pain has localized to my colon area and just above my pubic incision and though it might be improving a little every day, my recovery has plataued and these areas just plain hurt. ... (3 replies)
... Looks like Apr 14 was not a good day for either of us. I too had a surgery that day. Appendix. Didn't rupture, but the pain was unbearable. It actually dug it's way into my back muscles and inflamed my whole abdomen wall. ... (6 replies)
... After having surgery you may just be sitting still too long. ... (7 replies)
... gested I use DanActive yogurt which did help. It did let up after I was finished with the meds. I believe I had my first attack in 1993 on vacation and after a long plane trip...went to er and was diagnosed with appendicitis which the dr thought could actually heal with antibiotics... ... (90 replies)
... I want to know how long it generally takes to recover from a colectomy? ... (0 replies)
... I want to know how long it generally takes to recover from a colectomy? ... (0 replies)
... ng to start drinking 6 now also you say we need 25 grams of fiber a day right ,well this new chewable tablets of fiber choise is 2 grams per tablet so id have to take heck alot to make 25 grams in a day and the stuff was 13. ... (36 replies)
... I'm a 45 year old male. I had colon resection 5 weeks ago today. To try and make a long tory short. My Diverticulitis started about five years ago. I would have an attack and sometimes went to the doctor and sometimes just toughed it out. ... (9 replies)
... in stomach and was hospitalized 2 weeks ago for 5 days for what they say was acute diverticulious. They did cat scan which showed I had narrowing in the sigmoid colon and the dr ordered the scope test which they saw I have hemorroids that were to big to be removed with lazer surgery. ... (7 replies)
... ns your digestive system will not breakdown the peel, it will pass pretty much unchanged, like corn. The insoluble fiber works like a brush to sweep through the colon and grab all the goop so you can pass it from your body. ... (1 replies)


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