So here’s a thing
I saw a reference to what I have as mud pies and I think it fits quite well. I had stage 3 colon cancer diagnosed in may 2016, radiation and then the main op in October 2016, then chemo and my reversal in may 2017. Since they removed part of my rectum things have never been the same, gradually getting better but I now get mud pies. As in mud like ‘crap’ that oozes sometimes, and I don’t know about it until after the fact. It’s not all the time, some days it doesn’t happen, other days it’s a few times and my diet doesn’t really vary that much.
Anybody else have/had this problem?
What did you do!!
We sent you a private welcome message, but I thought I would post here just in case anyone has had a similar experience. It sounds like it has been difficult since your surgery. Has anyone had anything similar?
Information from Cancer Council on Bowel Cancer can be found here. To speak with a health professional about your cancer experience you can contact Cancer Council 131120 information and support line Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.
Also, you may have come across this organisation before, but if not, Continence Foundation of Australia has information and support, including a helpline staffed by health professionals:
Continence Helpline 1800 33 00 66
The National Continence Helpline is a free telephone advisory service staffed by a team of continence nurse advisors who provide information, education and advice to callers with incontinence or who are caring for someone with incontinence. The Helpline also provides information and advice to health professionals.
The Helpline is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and available to anyone living in Australia. It operates 8am-8pm (AEST) Monday to Friday.
I hope things improve for you.
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