I am 9 months post ileostomy reversal. I have a j-pouch that hasn't been functioning great (constipation, frequent, very small bowel movements) and i am scheduled for a Defecography on Friday. If anyone has any info to share on this I'd greatly appreciate it.
My real purpose for posting today though is to get your opinion on if I have a stomach bug or something going on with the jpouch.
Yesterday morning I did a nine mile run. I had to stop once for the bathroom and race home to the bathroom when I finished. This isn't unusual. But as the day went on, I was in and out of the bathroom feeling the need to go, but not much would come out. I was also very gassy and very burpy.
I feel asleep on the couch last night and woke up with a 100.2 fever and felt like I had been run over by a truck. I woke up in the middle of the night and had a good bm but it was diarrhea consistency. The fever continued into this morning and I had a few more diarrhea episodes. I was nauseous at one point but I never threw up.
Right now i dont have a fever and I'm feeling a little bit better. However my stomach and back hurt. It feels like I've done a million sit ups. I still feel like I need to go to the bathroom but nothing is coming out very easily.
Do you think this is anything to worry about? Is it just a passing stomach bug? I never get sick, so this threw me.
Thanks for any input