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... t worry about them. Odds are very, very high that your surgery is not to put them on a street corner anytime soon. If they are totally clueless, one of your friends will no doubt take pity on them. ... (419 replies)
... I also had colon resection surgery. It was on the 4th of this month.The dr. ... (5 replies)
... se we often call "prep school". Nobody likes it but it has to be done. It is important to drink as much of the clear fluids as you can in order to go into your surgery well hydrated. The prep will definitely be something you do at home. ... (162 replies)

... Hi Sturgeon! I agree that you should probably look into convalescent care. I'm 50 years, and in good health otherwise, and when I had my surgery last August I spent most of the first week home either in a recliner or in bed. ... (162 replies)
... residue diet for three weeks after coming home from the surgery, after which the doctor told me to gradually reintroduce fiber. ... (162 replies)
... you had done. Sounds like an amazing surgery and you came through with colors flying. The pain part is soooo individual. ... (419 replies)
... edinaman, nice to meet you! You had a more serious experience (with the malignancy and bladder work) than most of us, but it sounds as if you're doing exceptionally well. Like you, I had a long incision (mine just off center to the left) and it hasn't been painful at all. Those BMs, though, and the gas and the cramps... always a problem. I wouldn't need pain meds at all... (419 replies)
... ut surgery. A week later nothing had worked so they decided to do surgery. When they got in they found it was totally obstructed and had to remove a third of her colon and part of her small intestine. The latter was due to a hernia that had caused tissue necrosis. ... (0 replies)
... that some patients seem to get after colon resection surgery. I would really be careful of taking any prescription meds from anyone without first checking with your docs. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks Solofelix. I dug out my old paperwork and am going to go back to my post surgery diet and find the right "mix". ... (4 replies)
... My mom had the lapro surgery done almost 6 weeks ago. ... (0 replies)
... It's been 3 weeks today since my colon resection. ... (23 replies)
... let every morning at the same time for 5 minutes even if you don't have to go. I thought he was crazy but I was desperate. Well after many years of changing my diet and lifestyle, I must say that a cup of joe in the morning and sitting on the toilet every morning, well it works. ... (7 replies)
... l was when I had my first "attack" and ended up in the hospital with a drain tube in my belly because I had an abscess. The dr told me I would need to follow the diet to let my intestines heal before they could do the surgery. ... (7 replies)
... a lot of bending. I also drink tons of water. I am beginning to think maybe this will be my "normal". I used to go every morning like clockwork. When I first had surgery I was going fine several times a day with no problem. So now it has slowed way down. I took Miralax the other day. About 4 hrs later I went no problem. ... (7 replies)
... I can't stress enough how much the surgery changed my life. You all know the terrifying fear we all lived with... ... (90 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. ... (9 replies)
... I had a colon resection about 18 months ago and can totally understand where you're at in terms of wanting to know what to expect. ... (6 replies)
... since I've been on a high fiber, low fat, low sugar diet for a long time. ... (162 replies)
... If this is your first surgery I would definitely recommend assisted living. ... (162 replies)

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