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... I just called the Dr and he said it is normal right after the surgery, he recommand my dad to take Imodium A-D when this happens and in a few months, it will improve significent (6 replies)
Surgery question
Aug 25, 2005
... months. All depending on how the healing is going. Keep in mind that they are doing this in his best interest... and an ileostomy is not bad once you get the hang of it. ... (36 replies)
... My dad just had the second surgery, which is to reverse the ileostomy. this is his first week home after getting out of hospital... He has had bad days where he would go to bathroom 13 times a day. ... (6 replies)

... Daisy: Your Dad may stay at much more frequent than before surgery. It's a great sign he can hold his stool!!! But he may need some bulking agents... either drugs like Immodium, or a fiber supplement. But No Fiber yet, as it may irritate his bowels. His colorectal surgeon will tell him when. Call his Doctor and ask about the Immodium. That should be fine, but best to... (2 replies)
... My dad just had his reverse surgery last Tuesday, he left hospital Thursday afternoon, all doing well. He is able to eat some soft food now. ... (2 replies)
Recovery Time?
Mar 28, 2005
... Well father has been off of his chemo for 20 days now and isnt complaining about acid reflux, nausea, chemical-tasting tastebuds or dizziness, but his depression situation has not improved. He is CONSTANTLY wanting someone to sit with him, even if its just to watch the television. he cannot stand to be alone and always wants to read the medical books and the Cancer facts... (302 replies)
... because of the skill of my surgeon, he was able to reverse the Ileostomy in 6 weeks after surgery. ... (3 replies)
... and am now awaiting a reverse and additional chemotherapy. The pathology report came back from my surgery with clean margins, no lymphnode involvment and no signs of and active cancer cells or residual cancer. Safe to say I have been blessed. ... (13 replies)
Colostomy and Bags
Aug 12, 2006
... You are NOT entirely correct... an ILEOSTOMY tends to be temporary, but in some people CAN be permanent, as can a COLOSTOMY. ... (3 replies)
Recovery Time?
Apr 18, 2005
... month already and so far, alright. He has had many instances where his Ileostomy pouch leaks, so that is bothering him too. ... (302 replies)
Recovery Time?
Jan 31, 2005
... weeks after that, he will reverse it. My father wasnt too thrilled about this, but agreed, and commented, 'as long as i'm gonna live and be ok, i can wait a few more months'. ... (302 replies)
Recovery Time?
Nov 26, 2004
... Hey all, so i asked the doc if my father should wait til January when his Ileostomy is going to be reversed and the Oncologist didnt even seem to know about this! His reaction was, "Oh, is it going to be reversed? ... (302 replies)
New to this site
Sep 2, 2004
... chemo, surgery, another surgery to reverse the ileostomy bag, and more chemo to kill whatever cancer was left. ... (9 replies)




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