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... Hello. My mom had 17 centimeters of her colon removed (resection). A few months later, she had the "reversal" surgery (where the colostomy hole was closed up) and her intestine was re-connected. I think this is called anastomosis. Anyway, she had a bowel movement fairly quickly after she was sent home from the hospital and we thought she was on her way to recovery, but... (3 replies)
... and he immediately sent me to the hospital. They found I had a tumor in my rectum, did a colonoscopy and LOTS of biopsies. All biopsies came back negative. After 10 days in the hospital and receiving a colostomy I went home to recuperate and surgery was scheduled to remove the tumor. ... (5 replies)
... It's quite possible they would have to remove large sections of bowel, possibly leaving me with a colostomy bag. That's the good news. The bad news is that even that would not eradicate my pain and suffering. ... (68 replies)

... are going to fill ill or crampy or yucky. I just treat taking my Xeloda as if I were taking any other type of prescription and don't think about HOW I might feel after I take it. Usually I feel no different. ... (5 replies)

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