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Reply by Scott F

I was having excessive gas. It really doesn’t matter what position I was in while doing so. A couple of months of doxycycline sorted it out.
Scott F

Reply by Pouchbro

I’ve been trying to request it from my GI. He said it’s too powerful and doesn’t want to prescribe it. I’m in the ER now so I will ask...

Reply by Pouchbro

I have been treated for sibo several times with no results. I took Xyfaxin for nearly 3 months with no improvements. Please help me,...

Reply by Winterberry

When I had my temporary ostomy before takedown, I had a retracted stoma. It retracted deep into its little hole and when stool poured...
Winterberry

Reply by Winterberry

Hello, Spooky. I drink San Pellegrino for all the natural minerals and electrolytes and because it is zero sugar. I don't drink it...
Winterberry

Reply by JanW2

Hello, I am curious on how you are doing now? Hopefully much better? I am considering going back to the ostomy. I now have a Kpouch for...

Reply by JanW2

Good morning 🌞 Hopefully you soon do well. Onions and garlic are natural sulfites and you may be sensitive to them, even the slightest...

Reply by roseviolet

I take 2 tablets of potassium chloride 20 meq ER daily, prescribed by doctor. I take both together in the morning with kefir and then...

Reply by ytcrockpot

Pedialyte has very low suger 9g compared to Gatorade which had 34g of sugar. My doc said pedialyte is the closest thing to IV fluids you...

Reply by Francesca

Hi Spooky when I m feeling dehydrated I take a supplement called ‘Hydralite’. Active ingredients per tablet: sodium chloride 87.5mg,...
Francesca

Reply by Scott F

A small amount of glucose helps with fluid absorption. There are packets and concentrates of oral rehydration solution that would be...
Scott F

Reply by Spooky

Thanks for the replies! Pedialyte is something I've tried in the past. Unfortunately if I recall it also had a lot of sugar which is...
Spooky

Reply by Bloke

Hi PAMMIESKRH . I currently have an anal fistula that has a drain (Seton) in it. The fistula came up about 3 months ago. This caused my...
Bloke

Reply by ytcrockpot

Hi, I’ve been having a problem lately with dehydration. My doc recommended pedialyte, I also sometimes take salt stick chewable tabs,...

Reply by marz

I take a prescription version of potassium. It’s POTASSIUM CL ER 20 MEQ TABLET tablet,ER particles/crystals. ( one or 1 1/2 a day)I also...

Reply by Scott F

Some people are followed by their surgeons forever. I have had all of my follow-up care from gastroenterologists, and never saw my...
Scott F

Reply by Texasgal

Scott and Jimi- thank you so much for replies sooo helpful. Forgive my earlier incorrect information, I now realize I did have in...
Texasgal

Reply by Scott F

If a pouch is functioning optimally it’s understandably hard for folks to spend the time, money, and hassle to see a doctor about...
Scott F

Reply by girlunky

Well all ileos are stitched into place. Otherwise they would retract. I had so many issues with my loop ileo, and yes, the stitches were...

Reply by JimInMaine

11 years since surgery and never had a pouchoscopy? Maybe you've had what was called a "flexible sigmoidoscopy"? It's hard to imagine...
JimInMaine

Reply by Mreyna

Yes I did l My first one in Minnesota was not bad. The doctor in san antonio and then my home town was extremely painful after I woke...

Reply by Scott F

Sometimes that much gas can be a sign of SIBO. Doxycycline or Xifaxan could get that under control (if it’s SIBO).
Scott F

Reply by Aimc

Myeyna, did you have them under sedation by your surgeon. Mine were fine after. He advised self dilation after.
Aimc

Reply by JHendrix

I had Remicade about 20 years ago with UC. It put me into remission. Fast forward to jpouch and fistulas. Last year I was given Remicade...

Reply by PouchLogic

Sounds more like a a diet issue, something is causing gas to build which is causing the urgency. Pouchitis you wouldn't just have issues...

Reply by PouchLogic

Not to put a downer on what is so far a good thing for you but another issue you can have is Remicade putting your immune system into a...

Reply by Fredrik

A little update. I had the first infusion and it went well, and so did my trip. Greetings from Hamburg y’all . I think Remicade works...

Reply by Scott F

I’ve never had sedation for a pouchoscopy, but some here find it helpful. I’d rather drive myself home.
Scott F

Reply by Texasgal

thank you for helpful reply Scott! I have never had a pouchoscopy . I will inquire when I see Dr about scheduling procedure. If you have...
Texasgal

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Reply by Scott F

It could be pouchitis, though it doesn’t sound classic to me. Some GI infections, like giardiasis, can last for three weeks, but most...
Scott F

Reply by slouchypouch

The first few months are really tough. I have a high gut transit time so was also using the bathroom 10+ times a day and it was like...

Reply by Mreyna

Yes . I am trying probiotic drink kombucha and prilosec tomorrow. I am hoping not to not need a dilation. My last three were horribly...

Reply by Aimc

Yes I did when I needed to have a dilation. Are your bms getting smaller, and you get full feeling very quickly ?
Aimc

Reply by Andrina

Thank you all for your responses. I will re-read this more often for sure. It's all good advise.
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