Supplements after colon resection

Posted by fwpoole @fwpoole, Sun, Jun 23 1:02pm

Just had a “fist sized” tumor and 12” of large intestine removed less than a week ago. No pathology yet. Already started solid “soft” foods. When can I start taking supplements like turmeric again.

Hi @fwpoole, welcome to Connect. You ask a great question. I recommend asking your surgeon before starting on any supplements. Will you be returning for you first follow-up this week?

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I don’t have a follow up appt scheduled yet. I was just released from the hospital on Friday (6/21).

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I would ask your surgeon as well. Mine had me wait almost a month before taking supplements and vitamins.

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