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How should patients arrange their diet after colon cancer surgery?
2023/11/02

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Diet arrangements for patients with colon cancer after surgeryIn the early stage of colon cancer surgery, the patient should fast for about three or four days and wait for the recovery of intestinal peristalsis. When anal exhaust occurs, hunger is felt at the same time, and no other new symptoms appear, the patient can gradually resume a liquid diet. , and then gradually return to semi-liquid food and normal diet. Generally, patients are in the hospital at this time, and medical staff will arrange our meals appropriately.

After surgery, it is recommended to eat foods that are easy to digest and not bloating, and avoid foods that are particularly difficult to digest, such as rice cakes, and foods that produce a lot of gas, such as beans, white radish, soy milk, sweet potatoes, taro, etc.

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Potatoes etc.

What should I pay attention to after returning to normal diet after surgery?About 3 months after the operation, the patient's defecation function basically returned to normal and he was able to return to his normal diet before the operation.

After returning to a normal diet, pay attention to the combination of meat and vegetables, and the combination of thickness and thickness in your daily diet. There should be no partiality and as many varieties of food as possible. At the same time, be careful not to eat foods that are pickled, smoked, grilled, spicy, or contain harmful substances such as pigments, flavors, and preservatives.

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Avoid tobacco and alcohol, drink more water, and drink more than 1500 ml of water every day. Use more healthy cooking methods such as stewing and boiling.

Pay attention to eating more vegetables rich in dietary fiber, such as celery, cabbage and other green leafy vegetables. Vegetables rich in dietary fiber can stimulate intestinal peristalsis, increase the frequency of defecation, and prevent constipation.

However, if colon cancer protrudes into the intestinal cavity and the intestinal cavity becomes narrow, dietary fiber intake must be controlled to prevent intestinal obstruction.

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At this time, easy-to-digest, soft, semi-liquid foods should be given, such as rice cereal, cornmeal porridge, egg custard, tofu curd, pimple soup, vegetable puree, etc.

The onset of colon cancer is inextricably linked to daily diet. Therefore, whether patients are in the treatment or recovery period, they need to pay attention to developing good eating habits. They must not expose themselves during the recovery period, eating and drinking excessively. No scruples.

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