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Radical cystectomy surgery

I had surgery last week and I am home but I have uncontrolled diarrhea and a lot of gas is this normal and if so how long does it last

  1. @CommunityMembereObe6a - I am happy to read that you have your surgery in the past and now can focus on healing and getting back to your normal self. I am not a medical professional but I did have this surgery in 2014. It is common to have digestive track issues for a while following this surgery as well as gas. It is important to walk and keep well hydrated to get things moving normally again. I suggest asking your doctor what to use for the diarrhea to get that under control. Watch what you eat to make sure that is not aggravating things also. It does take time for things to stabilize but things should improve with time. Take it a day at a time and give your body the time it needs to heal as this was a major surgery. My best to you. Linda Urbanski ( moderator, Bladdercancer.net team member)

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