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The reversal was 8/27/08. He has been on clear liquids 8/30/08 and 8/31/08. He begin soft liquids today. Has only consumed apple juice, coffee, tea, grape juice and water until last evening (8/31/08) he ate about 3 teaspoons of mashed potatoes and today about 6 teaspoons of apple sauce. He began passing gas 8/31/08 about midnight. Had what he thought was a bowel movement this morning, but it was really only fresh blood similar to a woman's menstral cycle.
He had a lap. bowel resection 4/8/08 and got very ill. Never had increase in white blood cell count and never ran fever. 9 days later, he had gotten worse everyday, very distended belly, all ct scans and endoscopy showed no leakage. However, took him to emergency surgery, found leakage at reconnection site and performed emergency colostomy. Between the two surgeries in April he had some bowel movement, but never bloody like this.