Do you have less gas since colectomy?

Do you have less gas after the colectomy?
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Yes definitly. - 33.3%
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No,i have the same amount. - 33.3%
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I don't know. - 33.3%

 
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spasman
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   Posted 7/23/2009 9:52 PM (GMT -6)   

I'm curious if the gas are reduced after colon removal.

Please take my poll.

 


-IBS induced by NSAID
-IBS-A,C with meteorism(trapped gas) and pubic burning-
 

Post Edited (spasman) : 7/23/2009 10:29:22 PM (GMT-6)


spasman
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 361
   Posted 7/24/2009 9:39 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm the only one who took the poll.
-IBS induced by NSAID
-IBS-A,C with meteorism(trapped gas) and pubic burning-
 


2b ColonFree
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Date Joined Nov 2008
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   Posted 7/24/2009 10:00 AM (GMT -6)   
sorry spasman, i havn't had surgery yet, so i can't take this poll. be patient, i'm sure some of the folks here will check in soon to help you with your question :o)
Hodaya
 
06/05/2007 - STARR procedure 
colonic inertia w/ pelvic floor dysfunction


awesomeame
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Date Joined Feb 2006
Total Posts : 625
   Posted 7/24/2009 3:21 PM (GMT -6)   
No difference I don't think.

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


summerstorm
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   Posted 7/25/2009 12:05 AM (GMT -6)   
i def have less gas. I was thinking about this earlier. You know most of the time gas comes from the gases relased as food breaks down in your colon. And since that doesnt happen to us, we wouldnt have as much gas. Justa thought

spasman
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 361
   Posted 7/25/2009 12:56 AM (GMT -6)   
I voted i don't know.It does not count thougth.
-IBS induced by NSAID
-IBS-A,C with meteorism(trapped gas) and pubic burning-
 


mikeman
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Date Joined Jul 2009
Total Posts : 66
   Posted 7/26/2009 12:53 AM (GMT -6)   
more gas...no option of more so i picked same amount
Age:31 Married with children.
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Ulcerative Colitis cause: In 2003 I took Accutane for about 4 months, strong side effects of abdominal cramping and bloody stools.
May 2004: Diagnosed with Left sided UC -should have understood the IBD warning and should've never taken the dangerous drug
known as Accutane.
May 2004- May 2009: Prednisone, Asacol and many other med's that did not work well-Remicade was great for 16 months then suddenly stopped working.
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May -June 2009: Pancolitis- chronic 2 month flare up that put me out of work and made me seriously think about surgery.
June 24th 2009: elective colectomy/ileostomy at Barnes/Washington University.
August 2009: planned rectum removal and j-pouch construction.
October-November 2009: planned Reversal.
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Summary: Suffered 5 long years with severe Ulcerative Colitis, Anxiety and depression.
No more diseased colon. No more running to the bathroom 20+ times a day. No more cramping and bleeding. Satisfied with first surgery.

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