His frequency and discomfort is normal but there are some things he can do to make it better. He can start taking lomitil or imodium to slow things down and metamucil to bulk up. The best butt cream on the market is calmoseptine. It can be ordered at www.calmoseptineointment.com I encourage him to visit www.j-pouch.org for more tips on the recovery process. This surgery is no walk in the park and it's going to take time for his new plumbing to adapt.
dx proctitis in 1987
dx UC in 1991, was stable until 1998
1998 started prednisone, asacol, pentasa, nortriptylene, ativan, 6MP, rowasa enemas and suppositories, hydrocortisone enemas, tried the SCD diet, being a vegetarian, omega 3s, flax, pranic healing, yoga, acupuncture, probiotics
2000 lost all my B-12 stores and became anemic
2001 opted for j-pouch surgery- now living life med-free