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smarty
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Date Joined Jul 2009
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   Posted 9/25/2009 2:35 AM (GMT -7)   
I have severe severe constipation, I know after remove entire colon, have severe diaherra. but I counn't stand it. Anyone have remove the colon, and can give me experience. I suffer every seconds. 5 months only have a few times.

Thank you in advance.

best regards
smarty

Mitzo
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Date Joined Dec 2007
Total Posts : 536
   Posted 9/25/2009 4:21 AM (GMT -7)   
It sounds like you have a problem more serious than irritable bowel, if you have such severe constipation. Removing your colon is an extreme measure. Does your doctor think you need that?!
23 years of UC which started after quitting smoking. In and out of flares which are usually triggered by antibiotics. Latest issue is endless diarrhea without blood or mucous.
 
Currently off all meds and probiotics. Using grapefruit seed extract, iron supplement, calcium, L-glutamine and psyllium seed powder with good effect.

 


Marsky
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Date Joined Jul 2007
Total Posts : 1956
   Posted 9/25/2009 4:34 AM (GMT -7)   
Try the ostomy board. A lot of posters there have had their entire colons removed. With or without permanent colostomies.
- Rectal Cancer 4/29/99, Stage I, no treatment necessary
(5 hour colon resection: 90% sigmoid removed, 15 inches of colon removed, gall bladder removed, temporary colostomy, reversed 8 weeks later)
- Chronic IBS/D symptoms, multiple bm's, on low residue diet
- Takes Colace 50 mg each evening

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