New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Veteran Member

Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 942
   Posted 8/15/2006 11:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Does anyone have gas build-up in their gut after the colectomy?  Has anyone tried Beano or gas-x?  If so, did it help?  Did it have side effects?

Regular Member

Date Joined Feb 2006
Total Posts : 51
   Posted 8/19/2006 10:37 PM (GMT -6)   
It's totally normal and I found that time, more than anything else, helped resolve the problem.  As your small intestine gets used to it's new job, the gas will start to go away and eventually probably only build up at nighttime.  You can certainly try things like Beano...I tried but it didn't really make a difference for me, but I might have given up on it too quickly.  Things like cammomile tea really helped me, or even peppermint tea; they are great for getting rid of gas.  Hope you feel better soon.

 “Courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear.”

Sweet Heart
New Member

Date Joined Aug 2006
Total Posts : 2
   Posted 8/28/2006 6:37 PM (GMT -6)   

It is very normal to have gas. If you don't eat when you should that might cause you to have gas. Also the food you eat, alot of certain food gives me gas. I can't drink pop it kills my tummy! I have tried Beno and for me the longer I used it the better it worked for me! Hope thing go well for you, take care.

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Tuesday, October 17, 2017 12:56 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,883,276 posts in 316,371 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 157495 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Ellenalena.
489 Guest(s), 22 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Chask, NicHostetler, Michelejc, RedLabel, island time, jilenore, Malshay, Pirouette, Bohemond, 1000Daisies, Missouri, MarkInNova, Pratoman, prostate begone, NiceCupOfTea, TxBart, jrpsf, SharonZ, Ashleyann82587, jackinthebox, Labradorite, Tall Allen

Follow on Facebook  Follow on Twitter  Follow on Pinterest

©1996-2017 LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer