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Teresa, Volunteer Mentor (@hopeful33250)

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Digestive Health | Last Active: Jan 2 11:44am | Replies (64)

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Diagnosis "Colonic lethargy." Surgeon tried 4 1/2 years NOT to operate, during which countless studies ocurred in radiology ~ techs jokingly offered me a mailbox. Intent was remove small piece of colon for biopsy; he found colon adhered to spleen so what should have been 30min procedure was 6 hr surgery. "Don't eat after 5pm" slows nighttime diarrhea; post-that surgery, diarrhea abounds, sllows eventually. Eating later, as when going out to dinner, brings unhappy results. You learn how to manage.

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With my first of 5 surgeries in 13 months, my sigmoid colon was stuck to my tailbone. They removed what they could, then did a temporary colostomy, waiting for the infected bowel to heal. This was due to diverticulitis. The surgeon said it was the worst he had ever seen

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