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... I had a laproscopic Colon Resection about 7 years ago for Diverticulitis.....they removed about 8 inches of my colon at the time. ... (4 replies)
... I had a colon resection in September 2004 and have had diarhea problems all along . I use immodium and lomotil . Also get a shot of sandostatin once per month . ... (8 replies)
... I know two ladies who have had bad cases of diarrhea off and on after colon surgery. One had chemo, the other did not. ... (2 replies)

... rugs are just as good as prescription drugs for diarrhea. I will ask about these 2 though. I will be going thru a round of chemo for the lymph nodes around the colon most likely as soon as I recover from this esophageal surgery. That takes 2 mos. , it was a very hard surgery and I was on life support for 5 days . ... (8 replies)
... Lia: Please talk with your doctors about immodium or lomotil to help with the diarrhea. If it is persistent.... then believe me I KNOW it can be a pain in the you know what. If it happens once or twice a day after meals, this is a lifestyle change you unfortunately will have to become used to. Good Luck, CancerDad (8 replies)
... Thanks Allison. I certainly agree with you that the last thing we need is a blockage. The Drs do not seem too concerned with my diarrhea as long as it does not go on all day long. But as you say it is most inconvenient. ... (8 replies)
... I have seen quite a few postings about this problem and indeed my DH also suffers. He had anterior bower resection 2 years ago. For the first 18 months he always had a prob with urgency to go after a meal and the BMs were best described as diarhea. ... (8 replies)
... I had cancer of the sigmoid colon in Nov. detected thru a routine colonoscopy. I had it resectioned and it was successful . Some spread to the lymph nodes but that is another story. ... (8 replies)
... I had a clear colonoscopy Wednesday. I've been having a lot of issues since my colon resection surgery November 20th, 2014. I had half of my rectum and half of my sigmoid removed. Pathology report said stage 2a colon cancer. ... (0 replies)
... angst and fear that both of you are consumed by, I don't think either of you has cancer. It's more likely Irritable or Inflammatory Bowel, which can cause both diarrhea and constipation. It could also be Diverticulitis, and you are experiencing "flares" when your symptoms intensify. I'm not clear on both of your ages, just Jas. ... (68 replies)
... from resection. For my diarrhea, my doctor prescribed a bile salt binder. Cholestyramine. It soaks up fat before it gets to your lower intestine. It helped with diarrhea but caused other problems like major gas and still unpredictable bathroom trips. I researched digestive enzymes and am on my second day with them. ... (19 replies)
... over a year our from resection. For my diarrhea, my doctor prescribed a bile salt binder. It soaks up fat before it gets to your lower intestine. It helped with diarrhea but caused other problems like major gas and still unpredictable bathroom trips. I researched digestive enzymes and am on my second day with them. ... (19 replies)
... My husband had a colon resection, during which time they had to scrape the tumor away from his bladder. He had 1 tumor in his liver, which was found during his colon resection. He was in the hospital for 7 days and his advice to anyone would be to walk, walk, walk. ... (6 replies)
... YOu are are little ahead of me in your therapy. I had a colon resection Apr. 5 and got my first FolFox yesterday. Have my fanny pack on today. ... (27 replies)
... e mentioned to me that his stools were still very dark and had been since he came home from the hospital. I have read on this site about it being common to have diarrhea and frequent stools after surgery, but I haven't read any comments on stool color. ... (5 replies)
... Oh Lia, what a rough time! I am sure you know this but do remember how important it is, especially if you are getting constant diarrhoea, to keep well hydrated. Being dehydrated can make you feel really lousy. Keep us posted. (8 replies)
... I am sorry to hear that you are not feeling a good as you would like to. I am surprised that nothing helps the diarrhoea. My husband's one side effect of surgery, chemo and radiotherapy is an increase in the number of bowel movements. It is apparently normal but that is not particularly reassuring to the person who has this terrible urgency at times, especially if you are in... (8 replies)
... Thanks Ktee. I have taken every med under the sun for it and nothing stops it. The Drs say it is normal. I tell you my life is anything but normal since last Oct. One terrible health problem on top of another. Lia (8 replies)
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May 14, 2008
... s doc does not want to do a colonoscopy, ask for an older friend who is probably old enough to get regular colonoscopies, if they can give you a referal to their colon doc, or look on the internet for a colon specialist in your area. Try to find an someone who is an expert in the field of colon problems. ... (9 replies)
... rgoing radiation. Fresh veggies, salads, most fresh fruits, nuts, popcorn, corn, whole grains, basically hard to digest foods. The radiation is irritating your colon and common sense tells you to eat bland, easy to digest foods. ... (8 replies)


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