I am getting concerned with my poo smelling foul as it smelt before my bowel surgery. I am close to 3 months past surgery now, and it was T2C,N0. Doctors said I don't need chemo so I stuck with it.
Bowel habit has been unusual since surgery but manageable so far. Lots of grains and seeds, and undigested food in the poo to show what I ate earlier- not concerned about that.
Now I am noticing a foul smell when I pass stool and I am feeling concerned. I don't think it smelt like that after the surgery until now (but may also be that I did not notice). Rectum also feels a bit itchy and I feel like I am constipated. Poo consistency is ok but I have to strain a bit to get it started.
Any experience? should I be concerned?
I always say -" If in doubt, sus it out! ". Go see your GP, because it's better to be safe than sorry , especially if you have any concerns. The fact that you have noticed a change is a reason to have things checked out.
I wish you well.
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