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Reply by Leila airhart

Trying now to get an appointment at Duke with an colon rectal Dr who has some experience with these abcesses. Thank you Jan! When I...

Reply by Clark_00

I'm just super sensitive to most medications I'm on a very low dose just 100mg a day. If anything it might help with my anxiety a bit bc...

Reply by Mysticobra

Think positive. It will get better. I know that's not much. But there is an answer to it out there. Finding it is the hard part of...
Mysticobra

Reply by NurseKaren

Low carb--avoiding white foods and sugars should not negatively effect the pouch. I am always and forever on a modified low carb diet. I...

Reply by TE Marie

I hope the gabephentin helps. It didn't help me with my j-pouch but it is prescribed for my perpherial neuropathy in my feet. There is a...
TE Marie

Reply by Enterin

I understand, thank you. I continued to drink the therapy, I will consult with a general practitioner for as long as possible.

Reply by Mysticobra

Clark. You'll know. As I've said. I know exactly what your going through. I went through it. Take care. Richard.
Mysticobra

Reply by mamaswans

UPDATE: I am in Day 7 of the Keto diet (thanks Jaypea!) I feel FANTASTIC!! No burning at all and only occasional itching - not daily as...
mamaswans

Reply by Scott F

An antibiotic's job isn't done when the symptoms clear up. It has to be taken long enough to usually prevent the problem from coming back.
Scott F

Reply by JB788

I have been on a low carb diet and it's absolutely fine on my pouch. I do eat heathy carbs like sweet potatoes and fresh fruit, but stay...
JB788

Reply by Winterberry

Hello, Marc Nolan. Have you seen your doctor for a scope to rule out pouchitis? Or could be a stricture that is stopping complete...
Winterberry

Reply by Clark_00

Docs aren't really sure what's up... my pouch has looked 100 percent A okay since I've gotten it. I've been scoped a bunch of times.

Reply by Tanner

I had scar tissue cut out after 20 years. Now it's back. Another 13 years. So if your docs want to and you do take out the scar tissue.

Reply by Enterin

You're right. I would certainly like to know more about it. I stopped taking because I thought it was not necessary.

Reply by TE Marie

I was suggested you try to allow your j-pouch more time to heal. That may happen with the biologics and/or other kinds of medications.
TE Marie

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Reply by TE Marie

My stricture would not go away even with surgical intervention. I had to give myself enemas in order to empty my j-pouch. I went to a...
TE Marie

Reply by Scott F

The "excessive use" of antibiotics that causes concern is using them when there's no true need. Using them long enough to deal with the...
Scott F

Reply by Enterin

I thought that only when using bacteria in excessive use of antibiotics became more resistant, but I see that it should be kept in mind...

Reply by Scott F

A proper course of Cipro is 10-14 days. A shorter course is more likely to end badly than well. Too short a course of antibiotics is one...
Scott F

Reply by Enterin

I drank 3 Cipro antibiotics and stopped the therapy because after the second it was already good (normal). I immediately started eating...

Reply by Daleer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzpggXWIryM I did a 615 raw squat tonight. I've had a j-pouch for 11 years (10 years since takedown).

Reply by Wendy Anderson

Hi Maisy, my name is Wendy, I live in Australia and I'm also having trouble finding a supplier that will deliver. I have used marlen...

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Reply by Lionel

Just started the Fodmap one week program. For sure I am going to lose weight as the portions are very stingy. I am hungry all the time...

Reply by Jan Dollar

Maddening to be sure. That said, I would think that the Crohn's diagnosis from the Cleveland Clinic should not be dismissed simply...
Jan Dollar
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