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  1. Any Information Regarding C-DIFF and Colorectal Cancer Treatment.

    Looks Like I caught this C-DIFF from the Hospital in some way. Anyone have any experience with this ... how to treat .. side effects .. etc etc
  2. Stage III Colorectal Cancer survivors after the Stoma Reversal.

    what techniques are you using to control the Clustering?
    I tried giving myself an enema in the morning when the Clustering was happening and that seemed to stop the clustering. I used one of those...
  3. I have an open mind when it comes to such...

    I have an open mind when it comes to such therapies. I think you have to use common sense when it comes to any type of therapy whether it is mainstream or so-called eastern-flavored complimentary...
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    I expect there will be some problems. Hopefully...

    I expect there will be some problems. Hopefully they will not last for too long a time. I am just curious as to how one can work if you must use the loony ( hehe ) 100 times a day.
  5. Remember our comments regarding radiation: All is...

    Remember our comments regarding radiation: All is ok until the third week or so ... so, I say unfortunately, get ready for the interesting part.
  6. Interesting article regarding different approaches to fighting cancer/side effects

    found this on the Sloan Kettering Site:
    http://www.curetoday.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/article.show/id/2/article_id/2307
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    good points. It is amazing that only the bad...

    good points. It is amazing that only the bad results seem to get posted thru out the internet. I think that there should be a thread somewhere that reports good results of both the resection and...
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    Stoma reversal nightmares

    Had LAR done for colorectal tumor May 16 2013. I also had an ileostomy at that same date and have a stoma. My Stoma reversal is scheduled for August 1, 2013.
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    Been reading around the internet...
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    Sounds similar to what I went thru. First Chemo...

    Sounds similar to what I went thru. First Chemo for about 4 1/2 months, then Radia+chemo for 1 1/2 months and then resection surgery for colo-rectal tumor. Also have ileostomy and now with ostomy...
  10. Addendum To This Naughty Thread

    Now that about 2 weeks have went by since The Surgery, I must apologize to my ex-gf for being so mean in my posting here. In fact, if it were not for her, I am not sure how I would have even gotten...
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    I am not religious .. but still , I pray that...

    I am not religious .. but still , I pray that all goes well ..
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    I know that he feels all the love and feelings...

    I know that he feels all the love and feelings that all have for him. I hope that the pain medications allow him to enjoy and feel these moments without dealing with pain in any way.
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    Does not sound like the typical type of bleeding...

    Does not sound like the typical type of bleeding associated with rectal cancer, a tumor blocking the rectum area. But you never know for sure until you visit a Gastroenterologist and maybe have a...
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    According to my oncologist , the oxipalin ,...

    According to my oncologist , the oxipalin , excuse spelling , is supposed to be the worst. I still have numbness in hands and feet and it has been at least 2 or 3 months since I got off that crap. I...
  15. SHe is ordering a new and better type of glue...

    SHe is ordering a new and better type of glue removal towelette. Sortof funny in a way because the nurse was clammering about how great my skin was and that I could probably go for 5 days easily...
  16. hmmm .. that does not sound to pleasant. I will...

    hmmm .. that does not sound to pleasant. I will keep that in mind if I ever eat rice. I might try making some rice smoothie thing using that Nutri Bullet Machine. That would break the rice down...
  17. My girls, one 25 and one 27 visit me and will do...

    My girls, one 25 and one 27 visit me and will do anything I ask. If I need something, they will get if for me. And since they are my girls they both know me very well and realize that I am a loner...
  18. I agree also. Will have to be a little more up...

    I agree also. Will have to be a little more up front with people that seemingly want to help. I still have steam coming from my ears when I think about what happened memorial day. hmmmm
  19. SINGLE people going thru CR treatment and recovery ?

    Most people going thru this disease in this forum seem to be either in a serious relationship or they are married. THis is a good thing since you do not have to worry about having someone around that...
  20. Exactly what problem did the rice cause? I was...

    Exactly what problem did the rice cause? I was thinking about that after reading your message. I know that they say not to eat seeds. Rice is pretty small, comparable to seeds. My theory would be...
  21. If you think about it logically, the rectum area...

    If you think about it logically, the rectum area will be in a state of hibernation for a long time. If it is possible to exercise the area, even have it flushed regularly .. would help keep the...
  22. Yea .. in my opinion, the Mr. Bag is very...

    Yea .. in my opinion, the Mr. Bag is very single-minded in his approach to all things. Could care less of the content ... He just bags everything up in sight. Don't matter if if liquid, gas,...
  23. I will discuss this with the surgeon, the Kegel...

    I will discuss this with the surgeon, the Kegel thing. Did you start the kegel before the reversal ?
  24. hmmm .. good points ... The Kegel actually might...

    hmmm .. good points ... The Kegel actually might undo something LOL ... glad you made me think about that!!!!
  25. Thanks Barry .... Never considered that...

    Thanks Barry .... Never considered that possibility. I will definitely mention that as soon as possible. I have been moving around, doing things , going to the groceries, star bucs ( oh oh ),...
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