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... he is going to have 16 weeks of chemo treatment, which is once a week, then he will have the operation to reversal of ileostomy. What is life like after that operation? ... (11 replies)
... Your bag will spare you of the discomfort of diarhhea while you're going thru chemo and radiation. ... (11 replies)
... emo and radiation for 6 weeks and then the CT shown he has no more tumor, then he did have the surgery to remove the rectal area about 12 inches... 16 more weeks of chemo later, in Aug of last year, he had his reversal done... ... (0 replies)

... Maz, I realized that I didn't answer a couple of your questions. I have not lost my hair, but it has thinned. ... (11 replies)
... was discovered during surgery for a urologic cyst. The cancer was growing into the cyst and did not show up on a ct scan. The surgeon felt they had removed all of the cancer, but that chemo should be done just to be sure. That was bascially the same opinion of the oncologist. ... (11 replies)
... hemo and have said, "remember, there is life after chemo". I also figure that April, May, June etc., will come and go whether or not I am having chemo, and one of these days I can look back on this. If you have any questions about chemo, there are lots of us on this board who can try to answer them. ... (11 replies)
... As it happens... they are going to do chemo and radiation first now... grrr.. Was so hoping to get rid of this damn bag.. ... (11 replies)
... i was just wondering,, are ileostomy all temporary? ... (11 replies)
... I am not sure that having an ileostomy reversed necessarily causes more visits to the bathroom...that could be the side effects of having colorectal surgery. My husband never had a colostomy but goes to the bathroom much more often than he would like! ... (11 replies)
... also and am going in on the 29th this month to talk reversal then Chemo.. I think they want me to be in a healthier status to do my op first. You have brought up some good questions! ... (11 replies)
... I was diagnosed with stage 2 colorectal cancer in Jan 2012 with no nodes and had LAR surgery in April 2012 and had reversal of ileostomy in September 2012. ... (7 replies)
... It's been nearly 3 months since my surgery and I have had a number of problems and have been back in the hospital twice. I developed a clot in my lungs and am on meds for that. ... (2 replies)
... Please keep us informed on how he is coping with the reversal.. I for one am very interested as I get to get my reversal end of October or early November. ... (2 replies)
... Edinaman, thankyou for the reply. Are u just doing chemo or radiation as well? Do you know if I will be doing both at the same time, or one at a time? I can imagine that I would be rather sick if they did both at the same time :( Have u lost any hair from Chemo and are you sick? Thanks Maz (11 replies)
... Mazrose Hi, this is Daisy, how was your reverse operation went? (11 replies)
... thanks for reply, I wish you a good surgery next Tuesday and a speedy recovery, please write me back when you can to tell me what is it going to be like. thanks Daisy (11 replies)
... Not sure if that answers your question or not. It did end up being cancerous and have had a op, going to have a reversal of ileostomy and chemo as a follow up to come yet. ... (10 replies)
... ork for others. I haven't been on the boards in some time..but they were most helpful to me when I was going through may want to check out some of my older posts....if there still in the system. Good luck... ... (2 replies)
... Still having bouts of diarehha after 9 months since colon resection. ... (2 replies)
... My partner has just had an ileostomy reversal and was in hospital for 10 days. After three days we were told the bowel was starting to work so he was put onto a fluid diet for a day. ... (0 replies)

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