food intolerances after surgery

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   Posted 7/12/2008 12:56 PM (GMT -6)   
For people who had severe food intolerances with UC or Crohn's and who subsequently had their colon removed, do the food intolerances now remain for you? Or does it vary from person to person?
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   Posted 7/12/2008 9:30 PM (GMT -6)   
i couldn't eat pasturized dairy products before my surgery. now i eat whatever and however much of anything i feel like, it's great!

Dec 2006: Proctocolectomy/permanent ileostomy
Since 1991: Indeterminate crohn's/ulserative colitis

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   Posted 7/12/2008 9:48 PM (GMT -6)   
i couldn eat hardly anything before surgeyr, now i eat everything and it shows, lol

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   Posted 7/13/2008 1:07 PM (GMT -6)   
I can eat anything, too. I am just careful when eating nuts/popcorn/corn to chew really well and only in small quantities.

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   Posted 7/13/2008 3:28 PM (GMT -6)   
I had my colon removed for colonic inertia, not UC or Crohns. Prior to surgery I had soooo many food intolerances. Now I can eat whatever I want.
Sigmoid Resection due to sigmoidocele 3/07
Total Colectomy due to colonic inertia 2/08

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Date Joined May 2008
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   Posted 7/13/2008 4:12 PM (GMT -6)   
so far so good with me. eating more foods every day and not having any problems yet...... been 3 weeks since my surgery now. and i am very pleased with how i am pooping along..(for lack of more proper terms)
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