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   Posted 8/7/2010 2:07 PM (GMT -6)   
We just ordered some Chinese food. I love sweet and sour chicken....think that is ok to eat? I still haven't had pizza or my favorite....a Philly cheesesteak. I don't want to suffer a blockage. I know better than to order Chinese vegetables right now. My surgeon said I could eat anything but chew, chew, chew.

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   Posted 8/7/2010 2:12 PM (GMT -6)   
I've eaten Chinese quite a bit since I had my ileo and don't have trouble, but the cabbage and onions can gas you alot. Do you take Beano? I sometimes take Beano when I eat gassy foods.

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   Posted 8/7/2010 3:04 PM (GMT -6)   
I just ate Wonton soup, two bites of a shrimp roll, rice and 5 pieces of sweet and sour chicken. I find I get very hungry but because I have to chew everything to a pulp, I really don't eat much. The chicken they give you are real little, like nuggets. I only had half a cup of the soup and about two tablespoons of the rice. I fill up real fast. Do you have the same problem? I suppose it really isn't a "problem". This must keep me from gaining weight. Since my ileo, almost six weeks ago, I only gained three pounds.

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   Posted 8/7/2010 3:40 PM (GMT -6)   
i would just watch the cabbage and such, and the spices might give you gas!
UC for 8 years, before finally kicking its butt and having a permanent ileostomy April 17 2007!
-I have gone to find myself, if i get back before i return, keep me here-
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   Posted 8/7/2010 10:13 PM (GMT -6)   
I am able to eat my fav type of pizza, Meat Lovers! my surgeon told me there is a risk of a blockage if i dont chew enough but then he also said theres a risk to everything and to just go get a pizza. "he could tell i wanted one lol."
Adam, 15.

Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis a little over three years ago. I no longer have UC. I had surgery may 25.

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--current meds--
 Dicyclomine ( Bentyl ),Ondansetron ( Zorfran )Sudafed, Robitussin, Viokase, Mesalamine ( Lialda ) ,Canasa (mesalamine ) “Suppository”.

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Hydrocurtisone Rectal, Prednisone, Mercaptopurin (Purinethol)
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