As your colon heals from surgery, there are foods that are easier and harder to digest. Some foods may help ease your symptoms, while others may complicate them. By knowing the difference can help speed your recovery and put back onto a more routine and stable diet. For the first 2 to 3 days after a colectomy, you’ll probably receive only IV fluids to give your colon time to heal. Once you’re ready to start eating solid food again, the first foods you eat will be easy-to-digest foods, such as toast and oatmeal. Some of the common symptoms you might experience after a colectomy include diarrhea and dehydration. Foods that are easy-to-digest and can help to minimize diarrhea include. Other easy-to-get soft, low-residue foods include eggs, cooked fish or tender meat, mild cheese, soft-cooked fruits or vegetables, puddings, sherbet, and ice cream.
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Sign Up. None required the addition of fibers or other dietary changes. I plan to try some quick and easy 10 minute workouts just to satisfy my quench for a sweat…small as it may be. If needed, work with a dietitian to design a plan with the right amount of carbs, fats, and proteins based on your age, weight, and level of physical activity. If you are experiencing nausea, be sure to take anti-nausea medication as prescribed. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Do not eat foods that may cause a blockage. Welcome to back to our Wild Workout Wednesday link up! Loading InLinkz Functional constipation and outlet delay: a population-based study. Chronic idiopathic constipation: a psychological enquiry.