resection looming!

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Date Joined Feb 2008
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   Posted 2/28/2008 3:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Any advice for a new member on having my gut cut. new to me. All intact at the mo. I am australian. Had crones for 15yrs. On immuran and salozo. Frequent flare ups.Every two months now. Not much D but pain and swelling atc. doc reckons I needs to have bowel resected, have no idea what the benefits and side effects of this will be. Worried I will need a poop bag on my belly!
Regards Bionic.

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Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 4527
   Posted 2/28/2008 9:23 PM (GMT -6)   
HI I have had a resection done 5 weeks ago. I have been feeling great since surgery. BM's are solid now and I am having 2 0r 3 a day sometimes no pain. I don't have a bag . I was worried about that too so know where you are coming from. Hope things work out good for you .lol gail
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