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This patient support community is for discussions relating to ostomy, colostomy, diet and nutrition, gastrostomy ileostomy, jejunostomy, ostomy reversal, sex and relationships, stoma, urostomy, and wound care.

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HeiferlyBlankFeb 16
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By wetheels
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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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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allypotJan 22
allypotJan 22
MegadodgerBlankOct 04, 2014
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By Daughtersworry
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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HeiferlyBlankJan 01
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By Mia242
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
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
chainsawmaggie601Oct 11, 2014
HeiferlyBlankAug 03, 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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MegadodgerBlankNov 01, 2014
Vancouver54Oct 31, 2014
MegadodgerBlankOct 10, 2014
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By Vancouver54
Hi. I am new to this forum and was wondering if anyone has had the above surgery? I had emergency full colectomy in...
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MegadodgerBlankOct 26, 2014
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By Lo2644
I am hoping to be able to get a colostomy bag as lactose intolerance and IBS has majorly taken over my life the past ...
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dokaxSep 12, 2014
HeiferlyBlankSep 07, 2014
nocitygirlAug 23, 2014
HeiferlyBlankAug 21, 2014
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By nocitygirl Blank
hello everyone, my husband has a colostomy. he cannot eat peelings, like on potatoes, apples...but i was wondering if...
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HeiferlyBlankSep 07, 2014
MegadodgerBlankAug 29, 2014
valleygirl26Aug 24, 2014
sis2011May 15, 2011
steve5197Mar 04, 2011
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By stonefrog Blank
How do you treat irritated stoma skin - to the point of small amount of blood & stoma appliances not sticking? My hu...
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HeiferlyBlankSep 07, 2014
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By martika956
I work for a colorectal surgeon in south texas and I need to locate a STOMA NURSE immediatly due to the nurse that he...
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HeiferlyBlankAug 21, 2014
dave543Aug 11, 2014
TinaWCNACMTOct 01, 2013
msbarbtxApr 01, 2013
susie499Jan 05, 2013
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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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HeiferlyBlankAug 21, 2014
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By toccodia Blank
It hurts somewhat and the waste is real dark and a little runny. This just started today.
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By HeiferlyBlank Blank
I know most of our community members have their stomas in the lower GI tract, but MedHelp is seeking to open the osto...
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MegadodgerBlankAug 02, 2014
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By Emmalouise1977 Blank
Hi all, I'm new on here, and 1st time help seeker. Hope everyone is well. I had a permanent iliostomy done 14 month...
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MegadodgerBlankJul 30, 2014
blondeshavemorefunJul 24, 2014
blondeshavemorefunJul 24, 2014
chuckbabyliveNov 11, 2013
worried878Sep 16, 2011
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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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HeiferlyBlankJul 23, 2014
fdinapoliJul 13, 2014
HeiferlyBlankJul 12, 2014
fdinapoliJul 08, 2014
MegadodgerBlankJul 07, 2014
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By fdinapoli Blank
I had a restorative protocolectomy with illeal J pouch and anastomosis in October 2013. The reversal of the Ileostomy...
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dymitrowa15Jul 03, 2014
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dymitrowa15Jun 26, 2014
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By dymitrowa15 Blank
Dear Sirs/ Madams I am a student of nursing at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków (Poland). At present I am in ...
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