I had mine removed almost 18 years ago I am now 40 and still deal with these issues I was told to stay away from meats,spices,dairy ect. they want me to be a rabbit but this does no good please if you have come across any thing that helps please let me know this pain is a remember when pain and dislike it so very much along with all the other issues that goes with the eating and pain its not easy finding a restroom in public or going all day at work without eating so you dont get sick!