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by KevT1974
Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: Frequent blockages post total colectomy help!
Replies: 43
Views: 34601

Re: Frequent blockages post total colectomy help!

I eat anything TBH,the main thing is to chew the food up until it's pulp before swallowing

Couple of times I've had minor blockages from rushing my food,that was once mushrooms and the other time baked potato skin
by KevT1974
Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: Sweaty rash around stoma
Replies: 9
Views: 7676

Re: Sweaty rash around stoma

I use a paste around the edge of the hole into the bag,just smear it around before fitting. It works very much like gasket sealant on a car engine! :D Other things to consider,is he shaving around the stoma site? I found I was getting shaving rash which itched,so I just use scissors now and cut the ...
by KevT1974
Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:57 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: Completion proctectomy
Replies: 10
Views: 10869

Re: Completion proctectomy

Sorry I can't help as I had everything done in in the same op.

As above though the bum wound soon started to heal up,although it was very sore for a few days and massively swollen.
I found wiping it a few times a day with a unscented wet wipe kept it clean and cooled it down lovely :wink:
by KevT1974
Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: Feeling of needing poo after total colectomy
Replies: 10
Views: 8039

Re: Feeling of needing poo after total colectomy

I had everything,including rectum,removed in one hit and still occasionally get that strange feeling I'm about to shit myself!!!! :laugh:

Sorry,but that's how it feels :yes:
by KevT1974
Wed Dec 21, 2011 12:36 am
Forum: Coping with Colitis
Topic: When do you go...
Replies: 3
Views: 3519

Re: When do you go...

Morning and after tea time are worse for me.

Go all day to a certain extent,but the times above are the worse.