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... earned how to walk again. He was strong enough to have his rectal tumor removal surgery in November 09. He was doing pretty well with the bag before he had the ileostomy reversal surgery in March '10. ... (0 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)
Ileostomy reversal
Jul 16, 2008
... I was told that everybody reacts differently after a reversal. There is no set problems or guidelines to follow as each person will be different. ... (20 replies)

... To everyone that is thinking about a reversal or unhappy with the one they have. ... (20 replies)
... My doctor is trying to discourage me from having a reversal. He said because of my age, in my 60's it is a lot harder on older people. He mentioned a lot of the problems I am seeing posted about having it. ... (20 replies)
... I had my reversal in June 2004. I had rectal cancer. It was 3 months from the time of my surgery to the reversal. ... (20 replies)
... I was 50 for my reversal. Yes I have had problems over the past 4 years but things have improved. I am sure younger individuals would have an easier time but I do not regret the reversal. ... (20 replies)
... Well next Wed is my last chemo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and im organizing myself a little party to celebrate. Also found out the date for the ileostomy reversal.. the 11th November !! ... (9 replies)
Ileostomy reversal
May 26, 2009
... I'm new to these boards, but here goes. My husband is 69 and had an ostomy reversal 2/23/09. He is absolutely thrilled. Yes, he does go several times a day (or maybe it's more accurate to say night) and the warning is of a very short nature. Twice since the surgery, he has had a mild accident at night when he sleeps really soundly, but he lies on a water proof pad in bed... (20 replies)
... Hi all, I just found this message board. My dad needs some advice if any of you out there can help :) . Here is the rundown on his situation: He had a tumor in his rectum, which he first had radiation treatment (3 appointments worth) to shrink, then the operation. During the operation the surgeon removed dad's whole rectum, but managed to save half the sphincter muscle.... (2 replies)
Ileostomy reversal
Jun 15, 2007
... I will be waiting for your return. Family history of colon cancer and related problems. No reconnects yet. I have no frame of reference for the process. Thank God you have something to connect to. I suggest you get a Bristol Stool Chart and a Toiletta, both on the internet. Just look them up. Follow your Doctors diet and don't get into the 1, 2, or 3 stage. He can tell... (21 replies)
... I am sorry, but I don't really have any answers for you. What does the dr say about the problems you have been having? ... (2 replies)
... I assume the Op and the ileostomy has left my midsection very weak and hope that after a reversal I will eventually be able to regain strength there. Has anyone else experienced similar problems? ... (0 replies)
... My father had an ileostomy done on the 30th June which is scheduled to be reversed late September or early October. He too is experiencing a discharge from his anus. ... (1 replies)
... As the title says I had my ileostomy with pouch created 6 weeks ago. I'm having a lot of discomfort in the anus still. I still spend much time sitting on the toilet with discharge. ... (1 replies)
... hello. i had my ileostomy for 15 months due to several problems. i had my reversal 7 months ago. i have been improving over the months, but it has not been easy. i have had cronic diarrehia, anal fischures, and stricture. ... (8 replies)
... so I had a pump on for two days after my treatment. I have a little bit of tingling in my hands and feet, it's been 9 months since my last treatment. I have no problems with digestion. I had my ileostomy reversal 7 months ago. My eyes sometimes feel a little dry but I think this is due to the lomotil I take. ... (1 replies)
... thank you peacefrog for responding. It really was feces! I had the test to see if I was ready for a reversal and they shot alot of fluid up my stoma. I had it pouring out my rectum then. I was told I was not healed enough to have the reversal at this time. ... (5 replies)
... Radiation can cause problems with the bowels for quite a while. I had radiation and chemo for a cancerous polyp. I had a resection and then more chemo. ... (7 replies)
... I had an ileostomy reversal in July 08 and experienced many BM problems. ... (19 replies)




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