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Reply by skn69

This is Not a Medical opinion but during one obstruction I tried injectible gravol (the seasickness med). I keep it in the house because...
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Reply by skn69

I have had a lot of stomas to close since they have moved mine 4xs. All have closed on their own in their own sweet time...nothing that...
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Reply by skn69

Hi Bubba, I had my first and only kidney stones back in the early 90's (I have a K pouch, same pouch and problems just a different exit...
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Reply by Scott F

“Wonky” isn’t much of a diagnosis. If it’s cuffitis then mesalamine should be tried as a substitute for the prednisone (very, very...
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Reply by ARoy

I had temporary stoma which I got reversed after a little over one year post my colorectal surgery. Either way, it changes the life...

Reply by ARoy

Hi Rad, Hope you are doing better. Where are you located?

Reply by ARoy

I lived in Gujarat just before my diagnosis. However, I got most of my treatments at TMH, Mumbai. I believe, that is the best place to...

Reply by Winterberry

Sonja, when I was diagnosed with diabetes, I had no symptoms. I could have gone years with uncontrolled, undiagnosed diabetes. A simple...
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Reply by ARoy

Hi, I am from Kolkata, India. Its great to meet so many of J-pouchers from India through this site. I had my chemo, radio and surgery a...

Reply by AmanSingh

Had no clue i would get a reply this soon .. I guess with time you dont feel much .. you get so used to it.. .. when did you discover...

Reply by AmanSingh

Hello Everyone.. I am from Delhi, India. I had my surgery in December, 2014. All seems to be going well. The initial year is more of an...

Reply by Cash

Yes i contacted the office and they said this should subside after a few weeks and that this was normal. This does not feel normal feels...

Reply by Kh1988

Thank you for your reply! Yea, it’s weird bc sometimes my stool is darker and I don’t see the orangey/reddish color?? Maybe it is just...

Reply by PouchLogic

It really is up to you. I stay away from most green veggies as they give me gas, but I eat other stuff and I'm fine. If you want to try...

Reply by Scott F

Sonja, your GP may not be very helpful for obstructions or pouch issues, but he/she should be able to order a simple fasting blood...
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Reply by Doug K

Hi - I hear your frustration - it’s tough to be a patient. I am sorry that you get treated like that. Call you GP, ask for him to send...

Reply by Sonja6

Jaypea, I get that I should go right away. But I have 2 issues with it. Unfortunately I have one of those jobs where I'm the only one...

Reply by duck11

It's actually pretty common to have blood with pouchitis, esp. if it is cuffitis. I've had it for years and my GI said it happens. Even...
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Reply by Jaypea

Please do not wait to get your blood sugar checked. Uncontrolled blood sugars can lead to an incredible number of health complications...

Reply by Scott F

If you’re going to wait a few weeks to get this checked out then you probably should manage your carbohydrate intake pretty carefully in...
Scott F

Reply by Doug K

Hi - that sounds like a plan. Also, in NYC we have these medical walk-in clinics called City MD. They can check you sugar in a few...

Reply by Sonja6

Thanks for the advice. I've been thinking that diabetes sounds the most like what's going in. When I was in the hospital before they...

Reply by Doug K

Hi Sanja6, I wonder if it could be some absorption issue, but after 16 years with a JPouch, you would probably recognize that. Could you...

Reply by emanuel neto

My experience, I developed an abscess 3 months after my surgery, bad discomfort on sitting, round swollen on perineal area, I have a...

Reply by ytcrockpot

Thanks, unfortunately all these fibers are having the opposite effect. Decided to try ground chia seeds, they absorb liquid.

Reply by Solomin

I am not in any pain, slight discomfort. Nor does it look like I have an infection. Just a continuous feeling to go to toilet. I do not...

Reply by emanuel neto

It’s very bad situation I know, I have it for 2 years and some days I won’t bother but other days I can’t barely walk, if it drains man...

Reply by emanuel neto

I don’t know about j pouch yet, but I have a temp end ilio and I love olives, it been 3 years and I really can’t digest it, it will be...

Reply by Scott F

I eat anything and everything. If you’re having trouble then it’s worth paying attention to whether any particular foods or food groups...
Scott F

Reply by ytcrockpot

Any other suggestions other then psyllium husk or rice? meds are slowing it down but not bulking

Reply by CTBarrister

Shen’s talent belongs in NYC. He needs the big stage. He will be reunited with one of his prized protégés, my former GI Dr. Oikonomou,...
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Reply by marz

Update on Shen,s move to NY Columbia Presbyterian. He will start there on Nov 1. I saw him today and asked why??He said 6 surgeons have...

Reply by CTBarrister

What that seems to say is the greatest risk is within 30 days of use, so if you have taken Cipro for 25 years like me, and are none the...
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Reply by CTBarrister

Pouchitis is usually characterized by inflammation and it usually causes a crampy kind of pain or discomfort.
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Reply by duck11

I had one of these about 10 years ago-you really need to see a doctor as there isn't a lot of self-help. I think I did a lot of sitz...
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Reply by jdmhonda47

Re: jpouch
sorry guys i may have wrote alittle eratic not feeling to great today alot of pressure in stomach hard to breathe , been having these...

Reply by PouchLogic

Re: jpouch
I agree with Scott. There are so many things that could be going on, I bet you are still dealing with pouchitis, you may need to also be...
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