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Reply by Native

Just an update in case someone finds the thread helpful. Surgeon said wouldnt expect the stricture I had to be an issue at least not...
Native

Reply by strange

I'm a guy and I know guys too and know what they're like; he'll say anything to convince you to go, especially as you'll be in a tent...
strange

Reply by jeane

Re: ambien
I use melatonin but I also have odd dreams when using it.

Reply by Adey1982

Well, it's been over a week now and today is the first day that I felt more or less back to normal. Bloated feeling went a couple of...

Reply by RMiller

I do, and sludge. Saw a surgeon this morning and they are setting me up for the laparoscopic procedure. I hope this eliminates the...

Reply by Kalyn

I appreciate that. And you're right! I'm glad to hear from someone who has used it regularly for so long. Thanks for that input!
Kalyn

Reply by TE Marie

Re: ambien
I use temazapan as needed. I had a problem with ambien with my j-pouch. I needed to use the restroom more at night than before I had the...
TE Marie

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Reply by CTBarrister

Re: ambien
Ambien is highly addictive and should be used sparingly. In my case it was effective in helping me sleep, but it would also induce...
CTBarrister

Reply by Scott F

I take psyllium husk twice daily, and have for about 16 years. Everything works better when I do. If your function is good with...
Scott F

Reply by lholdem

Hi Sneha, I still have pain unfortunately. It's not as bad as it was during pregnancy but depending on the day it can still be an issue.
lholdem

Reply by Native

Thanks Winterberry, Yea i use calmoaeptine and a bidet bottle each bowel movement. I put hot water in it every time i can get it hot...
Native

Reply by slouchypouch

Wow. I had the same issue 3 days ago and I've had a pouch for about 10 years. I've had 2 minor blockages in the past but this one had me...

Reply by Winterberry

Hello, Native. Try using a sitz basin, and use the warmest water you can tolerate. A sitz bath will help heal your insides by...
Winterberry

Reply by Winterberry

If the washroom facilities are cramped and close together, or someone in the group is in the next stall, you might become anxious and...
Winterberry

Reply by Native

figured I would fill in what the surgeon said in case this thread ever helps anyone ha. Said the way I describe it sounds like...
Native

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Reply by Anthony Gamble

This pain subsided after about 4 months. I would talk to your surgeon as at 8 months this shouldn’t be giving you issues.
Anthony Gamble

Reply by Alock

I don't go anywhere without proper facilities. If i want to hike there better be potties along the way. Walking gets things moving. I...

Reply by CTBarrister

If the campground site has portable toilets you should be okay. A bigger concern I would have venturing out into the woods is bears.
CTBarrister

Reply by Chevygirl88

Yes! Stuff like that is exactly what I’m worried about. And what if they want to go do outdoorsy stuff like hiking? Which I assume they...

Reply by Bubba1028

I hear your struggle! I went with some friends back in college and it was hard to go to the restroom alone without having someone else...

Reply by Mynewbutt

When in serious doubt always check with your doctor. That being said you are only 5 days out. Give your bowels a little time to adjust.
Mynewbutt

Reply by BillV

Significant blood in my stool was what led to diagnosis of FAP following a colonoscopy. Although there were hundreds of polyps, none had...
BillV

Reply by BillV

I went camping a number of times in National Park and other campgrounds and had no significant problems using the bathroom (with running...
BillV

Reply by Mountain Baker

I'm looking for a bidet that isn't as hard to keep clean as my 7 year old coco bidet. My bidet is also not functioning properly. I'm...

Reply by Sneha

Hi I am 8 months post takedown and I have a similar pain since takedown. How did you finally get over it? And how many months post...

Reply by Sneha

Hi I also have similar symptoms of tail bone-buttock area pain which worsens in standing or sitting for long time. How long did it take...

Reply by Sneha

Hi Anthony I am 8 months post takedown and still have the buttocks area dull pain. Can't stand for long time. It's a dull pain. I need a...

Reply by BillV

I went the whole 9 yards and installed a Toto bidet which I connected to both hot and cold water. It worked out well for me, and...
BillV

Reply by Sunflower70

Good point, Scott. I should have mentioned that I went to my surgeon who ordered scans and everything looked normal, so he wasn't...

Reply by JoVic

My pouch function is much better today! I decided to wait on the Augmentin after that one dose. I also upped my VSL#3. No more body...

Reply by Scott F

You might just have a viral infection that will clear up on its own, whether you treat it or not. That’s actually what it sounds like to...
Scott F

Reply by Scott F

Tailbone pain is sometimes evidence of an abscess. OTOH I had it for about a year or two, never figured it out, and it disappeared on...
Scott F

Reply by Scott F

I’ve been happy with my Toto Washlet, but I did have to send it in for repair (and my brother also had to have his repaired), so maybe...
Scott F

Reply by Native

Hemorrhoid was my first real guess with the way it feels thru the day but seems odd to be that intense and with the tenesmus. Scott I...
Native

Reply by Scott F

It’s rarely a good idea to treat a lab result unless you know exactly what the lab result represents. I don’t know what symptoms you...
Scott F

Reply by Scott F

I guess it could be an anal fissure, though people usually describe that as sharp rather than “a roll of quarters.” Another possibility...
Scott F

Reply by Aimc

Sorry, I need to proofread. Meant to say this is the only thing I can think of. Maybe an internal hemorrhoid.
Aimc

Reply by Aimc

Hi Native, I'm sorry that you are having trouble. I did not have that feeling, and the only thing, since you didn't say there was any...
Aimc

Reply by lablover

get another doctor! Yes, Pouchitis makes my husband tired. I can't believe that you have to wait a month for results. My husband's...
lablover

Reply by CTBarrister

I don't think it's a coincidence that the ESR rate dropped when the fevers stopped. You may have had an infection that resolved and, if...
CTBarrister
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