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bowel movement following RP

Will_10_2010
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Joined: Nov 2010

Had davinci surgery Dec.15. Six week follow-up PSA was .030. Incontinence issue is resolving itself right on track, down to less than 1 pad per day. Almost everything is progressing nicely. Concern: My bowel movements are fine except every two weeks or so they are very "loose" to only clear liquid for 5 or so days. Lots of gas. Then they return to normal. I follow the same diet I always did. Has anyone experienced any thing like this? I'm seeing my urlogist in two weeks and will ask him. Until then, anybody have any ideas?

Klemon
Posts: 26
Joined: Jun 2010

Great to hear things are going along well! My husband had RP in July 10- te only issue he had like this was in the first few days post-op, when they insisted he take stool softners. As soon as he quit, all was resolved.

Will_10_2010
Posts: 43
Joined: Nov 2010

Thanks for the info. This situation seems to occure in cycles. Until I see the doctor I'm eliminating things from my diet one at a time. Currently I'm targetlng coffee. Glad to hear your good news!

Klemon
Posts: 26
Joined: Jun 2010

Hope things are resolving for you. I am not a coffee drinker but when you mentioned coffee I asked my husband and he said he limited his for a bit after the surgery because he was having some loose stools and between coffee and stool softners, he was going more than he liked. Hoping by the time you read this all is back to normal for you :>)

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