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By MegadodgerBlank
Hey fellow OSTMATES! Yeah, you can call me one of those "people". I'm finding there are a lot of older questions ...
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By quadharley
I am quadripleghic and I recently had a urinary infection and was put on antibiotics for two weeks. I had a lot of m...
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By MH Community Mgr
Please join us in welcoming Megadodger as your new Community Leader! We look forward to working with Megadodger and ...
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By davethescribe
Hello Folks I had an emergency Colostomy on the 5th of November 2013 because of a twisted Sigmoid. It is now Fe...
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By extrabellybutton
I've developed a very hurtful bleeding rash around my stoma. My gastroenterologist rudely said "find an ostomy nurse...
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By tharman64
I recently had my colostomy moved to a permanent location. It seems that my colostomy is too close to the incision fr...
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By Reversedbutconfused
Hi. I had an emergency ileostomy in Nov 2013 which was all very unexpected. I went in last week to have it reversed. ...
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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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By preet833
hi i had my surgery done in oct 2013 , i have ileostomy now . i am having leaks really close to stoma , sometimes the...
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bobdylan1958Dec 05, 2013
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By alreadytaken201
Do I have to have doctor's prescription for any, some or all my osteomyelitis supplies? Except of course stuff like a...
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CaryopterisNov 18, 2013
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By MegadodgerBlank
I had surgery Sept 25, 2013 to remove my colon, connect my rectum go my small intestine, and give my a temporary ileo...
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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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chuckbabyliveNov 11, 2013
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By bea570 Blank
Have a rash under my waffer and really burns and itches when i remove waffer. What can i put on rash? Also new w...
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By villandra
I am having very frequent episodes of diverticulitis. I need both to find a surgeon to treat it surgically, and fin...
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By JilH Blank
I'm a 43 yr old woman and just had an emergency colostomy done on Jan 11, 2011. It was the result of a ruptured colon...
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By Linkylaw Blank
My mom had her ileostomy reversed in Sept. of 2009. Since then she has suffered with chronic diarrhea. Has anyone e...
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By bev849 Blank
My doctor told me to contact an ostomy nurse about a blister that I have on my right big toe. It has been 7 months a...
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By gil480 Blank
I have been wearing an ostomy bag for over 50 years. Recently I have had severe skin irritation and my upperr ski...
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By Peggy9302 Blank
I have a patient with a recessed stoma and haven't been able to get a wafer to stay longer than 12-13 hours. We have...
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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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