I'm just recently post-op, so I forget if this is temporary...but why am I supposed to not drink pop/soda? Is it carbonation filling the bag or something more sinister?
I had basically given up pop before surgery b/c of its effects on my UC so it's not a big deal,but pop is just one of those strange things I really crave once in awhile.
I have no clue...no one told me that. I had a Coke on the way home from the hospital after step 1. I dont recall it bothering me. I'm not a soda drinker on a regular basis though.
DX UC in 2005. Family history of UC.
Tried every drug-even Remicade-Tried diets-nothing worked-wanted my life back!
Step 1: J-pouch surgery (Laparoscopic restorative proctocolectomy w/ temporary diverting loop ileostomy) 6-25-10
Step 2: Take down surgery (Ileostomy reversal) 10/8/10
No more UC and no more drugs!! Very happy with my results of this surgery-got my life back! :)