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How Long Low Residue Diet After Colectomy
Can i take in protein powder? As i can only have low fibre diet due to i had done a total colectomy(large intestine).
Yes: A pure protein powder has no fiber at all. There are many types of protein powder. If from soy make sure it is non-gmo soy. If whey try to find one from grass-fed cows not given hormones or antibiotics and processed at low temperature such as whey cool by designs for health. Protein powder from hemp seeds is another good choice though make sure it is a pure protein powder without fiber. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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They are: And should have been instructed to you by the surgeon. We all have our own preferences for these things. Depends on how extensive and what portion of colon for diet . But my patients are usually at regular before leaving hospital. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I had a total colectomy over 20 years ago, any special diet that i need to follow now that I am on my fortys?
Colectomy and diet.: What is your family doctor telling you when you go in for your routine physical? ...Read moreGet help now ›
Following a right hemi-colectomy in 2012 I have a lot of smelly flatulence. I don't have a high fibre diet. Is this related to the operation?
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Got total colectomy 4years ago, dairy gives my very running stool. Im hooked on crinkle cut chips! stool is very yellow. Iron is low. Any advise ?
Use lactaid: That will help with dairy intolerance. Stools yellow sounds like fatty stools, try fiber wafers or immodium to slow down the transit. You need to make sure iron deficiency isn't from anemia, get stool blood test to rule out, if negative than you need supplemental iron. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Since hemi-colectomy 2 mo ago, now blood sugar high(despite time release glucophage). Is problem that it is not in GI tract long enough to work?
Could be: Glucophage may be absorbed in small intestine? Sugary could be high if your cortisol is elevated due to your adrenals neigh stressed from surgery. Could be your diet is too high in carbohydrates. Best to try low glycemic index carbs. ...Read moreGet help now ›
75y old(single kidney,high creatinine,pressure ok),had dizziness since total colectomy surgery 6 months.Co2 level is low(~114).May this be the reason?
Here are some ...: Has the dizziness been constant (24 hrs a day) or intermittent or just related with positioning? if constant, need to consider some change in central nerve system incurred in the recent past including drug use; if off & on or positioning-related, consider postural hypotention. In short, is there any problems in central nerve, drug effects (iatrogenic), or indeed low red blood cell count, etc. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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