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Watermelon

Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:56 am

Have any of you had issues with eating watermelon?  I have been trying new things since New Maxine has allowed me to eat alot more things that I couldn't eat before.

Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:07 am

I never could cope with water melon before or after the stoma! It's all about experimenting with what suits us and what doesn't.

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Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:18 am

What symptoms did you get from watermelon?

Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:15 am

Symptoms were reflux - more to do with aggravating my hiatus hernia than anything stoma connected. 

Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:38 pm

I haven’t had any issues with watermelon. It helps keep me hydrated as well. I eat a persona size watermelon every few days. 

Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:50 pm

I've had my Stoma( Stella) since Nov. I also have a Hernia. Possible surgery in Sept. I've never had a problem eating anything. Nuts, popcorn, watermelon, any melon. I chew real good, drink lots of water. 

Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:25 pm

I love homemade watermelon margaritas!!Smile)

Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:40 pm

I had alot of output from myy stoma but no pain ...watermelon taste so good. i suggest eating a small amount at a time.....GOOD LUCK

Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:51 pm

No problems with watermelon in 36 years! 

Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:53 pm

It’s a no for me. Loads of food on my no list on the plus side I have lost 3 stone in weight.

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