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by jjlist
Wed Jan 26, 2011 10:56 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: my new rectum/colon is achy
Replies: 4
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my new rectum/colon is achy

i still cluster, but there are less bm's and they are more productive. but it is sore inside. do u think the anastomisis tissue srteching is causing soreness?
surgery was 3 weeks ago.
by jjlist
Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Anyone try zeolite for neuropathy?
Replies: 1
Views: 777

Re: Anyone try zeolite for neuropathy?

i am little under 3 months fromr round 10 of FOLFOX. i stopped it at that point. my hand and feet were not recvering from the sessions 2 weeks priror. I still have CIPN, (chemically induced peripheral neruopahty) my onc said i would need to wait 12 to 18 months to see if if would go away. I doubt yo...
by jjlist
Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: rectum incontinence
Replies: 46
Views: 8302

Re: rectum incontinence

thanks for that wifeandmom. great to hear that things for you are progressing! I just got back from my follow up with the surgeon. SBL, my suregry was colo-anal anastomosis. most of my recutm was removed. my tumor was 5 cm from verge. he said metamucil and immodium are both ok with him. he did not s...
by jjlist
Sun Jan 23, 2011 1:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: rectum incontinence
Replies: 46
Views: 8302

Re: rectum incontinence

I am not currently taking immodium. At this point what would the desired effect be? Slow down system to allow rectum to fill? Is that the goal? Or is the goal to work my bowels? I took a tsp of metmucil once yesterday and once the day before. Todays morning first trip to the throne produced what i p...
by jjlist
Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: rectum incontinence
Replies: 46
Views: 8302

Re: rectum incontinence

So, SBL, the peristaltic action of the colon pushes stool into the rectum. and the rectum holds it till the urge comes. but what ever is left of my rectum is not holding, its continuing to push stool out and NOT holding hence the clustering effect? I assume there is nothing i can do to get my rectum...
by jjlist
Sat Jan 22, 2011 5:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: rectum incontinence
Replies: 46
Views: 8302

Re: rectum incontinence

thanks SBL, you know i am usually on top of terms but honestly I am not sure what procedure the surgeon did. I like him, and trust him. but he can be very short and quick during visits. Basically he cut some of my rectum out and attached it back to my colon. I am not sure how much of my recutm is le...
by jjlist
Sat Jan 22, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: rectum incontinence
Replies: 46
Views: 8302

Re: rectum incontinence

thanks SBL, you know i am usually on top of terms but honestly I am not sure what procedure the surgeon did. I like him, and trust him. but he can be very short and quick during visits. Basically he cut some of my rectum out and attached it back to my colon. I am not sure how much of my recutm is le...
by jjlist
Sat Jan 22, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Feeling crappy- I hate cancer!
Replies: 10
Views: 1160

Re: Feeling crappy- I hate cancer!

i lasted through 10 if the 12 treatments. stopped due to intense neuropathy. session 6 or 7 for some reason was incredibly depressing couple of weks. after session 8 i skippped a couple of weeks.than did 9 and 10. hang on dear, you CAN do it. we are here for you. you might not believe it but you are...
by jjlist
Sat Jan 22, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: rectum incontinence
Replies: 46
Views: 8302

rectum incontinence

I had my ileostomy takedown on 1/11/11. Diagnosed 11/16/09, T3N0 9cm rectal tumor 5cm’s above anal verge. I did chemoradiation to shrink it and had surgery 3/18/10. My surgeon thinks he had enough to save anal sphincter and gave me a temp ilesotomy. Then, my oncologist decided to put me through FOLF...

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