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Crohn's Disease & chronic constipation

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I have Crohn's Disease and have had 3 bowel resections leaving me with no terminal ileum. I had an ileus for 3 weeks after my 2nd surgery and have had chronic constipation ever since. I have tried everything but it seems like I just have to accept the fact that I have a "sluggish bowel". Is there anyone who can relate to this or has any suggestions?
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replied February 18th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. With crohns disease and multiple surgeries and short bowel syndrome and constipation, these functional bowel declines are very common and treatment is mostly symptomatic and supportive.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan






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