Your story is why Crohn's patients rarely get j-pouches. Even when they don't have small bowel disease, the outcome still tends to be poor. For comparison, former UC patients with healthy j-pouches usually go 4-8x a day. And they don't experience urgency - they can hold it if they need to.
You probably have either Crohn's or pouchitis. In a way pouchitis is the better thing to have, as that can be treated with antibiotics. If you haven't tried a course of antibiotics, then it's probably worth giving it a go - ask your doc about
But first you should have testing to see what's happening inside your pouch. The number of BMs you are having isn't normal. Not a year after surgery.
Dx Crohn's in June 2000. (Yay )
Tried: 5-ASAs, azathioprine, 6MP, Remicade, methotrexate, Humira, diets.
1st surgery 20/2/13 - subtotal colectomy with end ileostomy.
2nd surgery 10/7/15 - ileorectal anastomosis. Stoma reversed and ileum connected to the rectum.
Current status: Chronic flare. Do I have any other kind?
Current meds: 50mg 6MP; Entyvio (started 3/11/16)