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Beth1985
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Considering just going ahead with colostomy. I've been dealing with my condition since April and after multiple tests doctors finally said my bowels were paralyzed. I've went through multiple procedures and medications. I have now lost a total of 20lbs. I went to family doctor 2 weeks ago and found I had lost 6 lbs in a month. My friends and family are putting a lot of that blame on me for not eating the way I should, I try to explain how I feel but they just don't understand the battle I'm going through with my body. I am taking Linzess but only take it every 3-4 days bc when I take it everything I consume goes straight through me,but if I don't take it I don't have a movement until I do take it. I'm tired of having to depend on a pill for my body to function and tired of not being able to leave house when I take it in fear of having an accident. Please help and give me any insight you may have. Thanks!
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