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Colonoscopy Preparation and Moviprep

Posted 02-27-2012 at 04:21 AM by DaniDee
Updated 02-28-2012 at 12:56 AM by Administrator

After taking my first round of moviprep last night and actually gagging back my last sip of the dose, I panicked at the thought of having to have another round the next day (today). So, I read through about 4 pages of blogs on different sites and a few people mentioned lemons. I thought about how "back in the day" lemon did an amazing job clearing up the horrible taste of tequila, and thought, why not try it. So, I cut up a small lemon in quarters.
And had a small glass of coke(4oz)...
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Hemorrhoidectomy

Posted 07-16-2011 at 05:14 PM by KGuthrie
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After much deliberation I decided to have this done. I went in on Thrusday am after completing the enema. I was awake the full surgury and actually enjoyed listening to the whole event. This made my post op recovery quick. Once the epideral wore off I did have quite a bit of pain. I was planning on going home after the procedure but my bladder had different plans. I was unable to pee for over 12 hours so I was straight cath every couple of hours. Once we were able to catch up with the pain management...
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Colon Resection after colon ruptured from Diverticulitis

Posted 12-08-2010 at 11:49 AM by geme

My intent is to keep a journal over time about my Colon Resection and recovery process. I am hoping that anyone who may be looking at going in for a colon resection may find this blog helpful.

A little about myself, I am a 33 year old male who has, up until recently, been in relatively good shape. I started having abdominal cramps and difficulty when using the bathroom, so after a lot of procrastination, insisting that this would go away with time and basic hard-headedness; I finally...
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digestive track

Posted 08-27-2010 at 11:34 PM by bigmom

hi, My Grandmother use to say the that food would to digest well do to junkfood, it would get stuck to your digestive track. So she would give us Castor oil (Laxative) every other month to clean us out, my husband started to get a bad, realy bad smelling burp, sick. so the second time he had that smell i gave him some Castor oil, and been giving him some every month, and he has not had that problem any more.
Castor oil works on the small intestine.
hope this helps.
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Endoscopy and frustration

Posted 08-06-2010 at 01:35 PM by janewhite1

Yesterday I had my endoscopy. They found some polyps in my stomach and removed them, I'll know more about that situation when I see the GI doctor again the first of next month.

Today the asthma is acting up a little, AND my voice is all weak and crackly from the steroids. I'm tempted to go back on the Advair, then I remember how awful my stomach was while I was on it.

I'm just so tired of this. I've been sick for more than three months now, with the occasional afternoon...
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