I did not have cancer, but did have a temporary ileostomy. I had it reversed on 4/13. I have occasional OMG!! i've got to go urgencies, but usually, I have plenty of warning. I'm still having "loose" stools, but i'm also taking mineral oil once a day. I am still avoiding carbonated drinks, and drinking a lot of water. The one time i did drink something carbonated, about
two hours later I had a major blow out, of diarrhea. But I was also, one week post op. I eat pretty much what I want.