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    kaj2313 posted:
    Hi I had 14inches of my small intestine removed in Feb. I have been in remission starting in June. I just started working out again, first ab stuff in over a year. I'm worried about this causeing things to go out of wack. Does anyone work out regularly and have any advice?
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    miserable_sob responded:
    Definitely talk to your doctor about it. You're possibly still going through the healing process. I've had a J Pouch for over 20 years and am not worried about what working out does to what's left of my intestine. Since working out hasn't caused any problems for me, I wouldn't be too worried if I was you. Everybody is different though. Take it slow at the beginning and watch for any problems. I've injured myself numerous times exercising, but none of my injuries have been J Pouch related. Although I am worried about dehydration while doing aerobics, since I know that's more likely to happen, when you have a pouch. My doctor believes my use of Immodium is what flicked the switch this year


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