How can I bulk up my stool?

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Socalsd
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Date Joined Jul 2008
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   Posted 9/22/2008 9:56 AM (GMT -6)   
Any advice on how I can bulk up my stool. I am having broken small particles nothing solid. Do I need more fiber I am not bleeding but I am going frequently.
Prednisone 40mg a day
Clotrimazole Troche (keeps the thrush away from the Pred.)
just started Remicaid hope it works

Just back from 19 days in hospital with 2 blood transfusions for Anemia


winni
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 179
   Posted 9/22/2008 10:03 AM (GMT -6)   
metamucil fiber wafers. Are you in san diego?
Winni, 25

Diagnosed UC july 2006.
medications: colazal 9 daily,
5 mg pred,and tapering. 75 mg 6 mp
supplements:calcium, aloe gel, pro-biotics, bee propolis, omega 3 oil, kombucha
osteopenia from all this prednisone.
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Socalsd
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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 100
   Posted 9/22/2008 10:26 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes I am in San Diego. What about you?
Prednisone 40mg a day
Clotrimazole Troche (keeps the thrush away from the Pred.)
just started Remicaid hope it works

Just back from 19 days in hospital with 2 blood transfusions for Anemia


kops2da
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Date Joined Jun 2008
Total Posts : 2865
   Posted 9/22/2008 11:15 AM (GMT -6)   
I also recommend a good probiotic.  There are many in posts here.  I use Align - helped me a lot!  ElaineNY
68 yr. old granny
New diagnosed with proctosigmoiditis
canasa and proctofoam
colazal
Probiotic Align
Prilosec for GERD
Inderol for hypertension
Xanax,Lipitor, multivitamin, calcium w/D, Tylenol
Rowasa every night for now- trying Lialda starting Friday
 
 
 
 
 
 


mudua
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Total Posts : 459
   Posted 9/22/2008 12:34 PM (GMT -6)   

 

Psyllium seed


winni
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Date Joined Jul 2006
Total Posts : 179
   Posted 9/22/2008 1:17 PM (GMT -6)   
I am in San Diego too!
Winni, 25

Diagnosed UC july 2006.
medications: colazal 9 daily,
5 mg pred,and tapering. 75 mg 6 mp
supplements:calcium, aloe gel, pro-biotics, bee propolis, omega 3 oil, kombucha
osteopenia from all this prednisone.
http://www.myspace.com/harshrealmbro

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