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Tag Archives: BCIR Information

Rice Pasta to Save Spaghetti

Rice Pasta to Save Spaghetti

In the past, I’ve made several mentions of the impact (for me) pasta has on my BCIR gut.  So many delicious meals out there, include some form of pasta, for instance; spaghetti, lasagna, linguine, pasta salads, and let’s not forget mac and cheese!  Well to recap, anything with pasta will send my gut into full slow-mo paste mode.  I will ... Read More »

Does a BCIR go in the woods?

Does a BCIR go in the woods?

It’s that time of year to get out and do some camping or go for a hike in the great outdoors!  So what’s the best way to take care of business when you have a BCIR and you’re outdoors in the woods?  Well for me, in most cases I’ll be fine until I’m back at camp to use a proper ... Read More »

Where to buy BCIR catheters?

Where to buy BCIR catheters?

I’ve received a few inquires recently about where to buy catheters for us BCIR patients.  So I decided to list the BCIR catheter on this website. (30FR) BCIR Catheter Torbot – Medena Continent Ostomy Catheter Brand new straight-end non-sterile catheter for continent ileostomies. This is the popular one for the BCIR. This catheter is easy to use and comes 12 ... Read More »

Stoma Irritation with the BCIR

Stoma Irritation with the BCIR

Every so often, maybe once every two weeks, I’ll get some annoying red irritation around the stoma.  It’s never that big of deal and usually clears up in 3-4 days.  However, it can cause some discomfort with itching, soreness, and red irritation around the stoma. As a BCIR veteran, I’ve come to learn a few things to prevent the irritation, ... Read More »

BCIR Advocate Launches Informative Website about the BCIR Surgery

BCIR Advocate Launches Informative Website about the BCIR Surgery

This article was originally distributed via PRWeb. PRWeb, WorldNow and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. The BCIR Advocate and author of the best selling BCIR book, “Colitis Be Gone,” establishes a website that discusses the BCIR (Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir) procedure, as it has become a popular option for people with ulcerative colitis. The website ... Read More »

Best BCIR Irrigation Syringe

Best BCIR Irrigation Syringe

What is the best BCIR irrigation syringe that you use?  I have used a few different kinds of syringes over the years and have tested each for a span of time.  New with the BCIR, I was using the standard Piston Irrigation Syringe 60 cc.  I think this is the one they send you home with from the hospital too.  ... Read More »

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