A 47-year-old member asked:
What sorts of foods should a person eat or avoid following an operation to take out a colon tumor?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sewa Leghaanswered
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
No special precautio: Simply eat healthy. Avoid excess of saturated fats which come from meats and dairy products. Healthy foods are plant based and are low in fats. Fruits and vegetables with each meal are important part of a healthy diet.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Emil Shakovanswered
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
No change: Generally I do not have my patients on any special diet after colon reaction. Just watch out for constipation if you take a lot of pain medications.
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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