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By eilita
Hi , I am on the list for colostomy surgery due to what the doctors are saying is obstructed defecation. I empty my b...
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By devere1950
I just got an ostomy bag in may. I cant get staight answers on some of my questions. How ofton should I change my bag...
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MegadodgerBlankNov 17, 2013
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By TinaWCNACMT Blank
Looking for people willing to tell their stories about how/when/why they have their permanent ostomys. Please leave a...
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By Tkups
My mom had surgery last August and since she had the surgery she has had issues off and on with the he bag staying on...
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charmpattJul 20
charmpattJul 20
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By cm7233
I am a twin sister to my 18 year old brother Ben. Recently, Ben had an ileostomy and now has a stoma on the lower lef...
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By LisnLac
My mom has a colostomy and she's having a lot of trouble with soft bowels. When they are like that, it pushes up the ...
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By Bummed1_
Hi, I've been told by my surgeon that I need to have my large colon and rectum removed because the rectum is not able...
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By Georgekroon
I have white not crystalline deposits on the edge of my iliostomy stoma. Very tender. vinegar and water does nothin...
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HeiferlyBlankApr 28
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By malti7388
What is the indication of a dark/grey skin around the stoma, or after you have had a fungal infection ??
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By Squaw36
My husband had an ilestomy over a year ago. To empty pouch he stoops over toilet. Since he is 81, this is difficult...
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By HeiferlyBlank
Hey everyone, one of your co-CLs here. I just wanted to post a message and let everyone in our community know that I'...
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wetheelsApr 22
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By wetheels Blank
I am a paraplegic with an ileostomy. I use a wafer and detachable bag system. I want to do a 12 hour plane flight. It...
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ticoepApr 19
Nanct20Apr 02
allypotJan 22
allypotJan 22
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By Daughtersworry Blank
My dad has had his bag for about 2 years now and he seems to have constant problems with it leaking. He is very embar...
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By malti7388
Do adhesive removers, and deodorant sprays need a CE mark to be used in europe ??
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RoxxyAnnFeb 09
jaswaltSep 08, 2013
worried878Jan 11, 2012
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By lvz2care Blank
My husband has an ileostomy bag and the sticky paste he uses to hold his bag on is causes some issues so i was wonde...
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HeiferlyBlankJan 01
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By Mia242 Blank
Temporary sigmoid colostomy Oct 31,2014 Continue to have bowel movements from rectum mostly mucus but with bright r...
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HeiferlyBlankDec 30, 2014
MegadodgerBlankDec 19, 2014
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By dbrue14 Blank
I currently have a J pouch and went through a total colectomy. I am creating a team of people interested in building...
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TorcopDec 10, 2014
Panman1230Jan 11, 2014
elsie826Oct 16, 2013
Dav_MDFeb 02, 2013
worried878Dec 19, 2012
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By zariel09 Blank
I had my operation around 9 months ago and have had around 4 barium enemas to see if I had healed enough for a revers...
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MegadodgerBlankNov 24, 2014
RabladNov 19, 2014
ET1980Dec 26, 2012
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By sam121147 Blank
I HAVE BEEN HAVING APROBLEM WITH BLOOD FROM MY STOMA IT HAS HAPPENED 3 TIMES NOW ABOUT ONCE A MONTH, AND ITS QUITE A ...
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HeiferlyBlankNov 09, 2014
MegadodgerBlankOct 26, 2014
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By MH Community Mgr Blank
Please welcome Heiferly as your new Co-CL for the Ostomy community! Heiferly will be working alongside Megadodger an...
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