i had mine taken out in 2001, i have had diarrhea all these years. When i first had it taken out everything i ate threw my to the bathroom, over the past 4 yrs it has gone away a little . If i eat greassy food its a free ticket to the bathroom. the cramps keep on tell ur dr to send u bentyle for the cramps. ibs is what ur going to have now. good luck let me kno if u need anything more