Help Please! Urgency/ Frequency of bathroom visits

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Help Please! Urgency/ Frequency of bathroom visits

Postby Kootz » Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:38 pm

Hello,
I'm curious what others are doing to regulate as close to normal as possible. I'm currently taking 1 anti diarrheal, & 1 fiber pill daily. This seemed to work for awhile, however recently my system will be "quiet" for a few days, then I'm making 10-30 trips to the bathroom again (similar to after my reversal surgery).
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DX Stage 3 colorectal Oct 2013
Chemoradiation Capecitabine (Xeloda) (6 weeks) (reduced tumor 90%)
Surgery Feb 2014 (temp ileostomy) (released after 4 days, infection at home, returned to hospital for a week)
Chemo FOLFOX (5-FU and oxaliplatin) (did not tolerate oral Xeloda) 4.5 months
Reversal surgery Jan 2015
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