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By Fliggle_flaggle
I have a illiostomy and I have normal rectal discharge but whenever I push while having rectal discharge blood comes...
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By Sunnybird
I have an ileostomy and was wondering if there is any benefit for me to take probiotics?
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PiweeMay 07
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JPR119Nov 14, 2015
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TorcopDec 10, 2014
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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 HopefulHanna
I am to have surgery for colon/rectal cancer in a few weeks. The surgeon is to remove 12 inches of my colon/rectum a...
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By soloman69
I just had an episode where I was cleaning - sometimes I squeeze a bit to make sure nothing voids while I'm trying to...
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NansingleMar 03
del4221Jan 05, 2010
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By mothrofthree Blank
I has emergency surgery two weeks ago and had all of my colon and bowel removed. Non reversible. Can anyone who has h...
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By AndLea
Hi ladies, has anyone with an ileostomy had a total abdominal hysterectomy please? Very anxious!!
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By calvinvaldez
Does anybody know what are the two buttons near the peg tube? The peg tube was inserted last january 10, 2016 and one...
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By nico_07
My son is 8 1/2, he has had an ileostomy for 2 years now and we've had issues off an on. Usually his stoma is almost...
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By coincatcher Blank
Will having sex with a stoma cause a hernia Are there any positions that must be avoided
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By loukygal Blank
I have had an ileostomy for over 30 years. Over the past several months, I have been having a lot of pain in my lowe...
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By hthr_25 Blank
My boyfriend is considering a colostomy bag for himself. He only has 1 arm that can be used and that his grip isn't v...
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ScalpMassagerOct 02, 2015
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By loipham Blank
Hello, I just had surgery on 9/4/15 and was discharged on 9/14/15. After two weeks of being discharged from the hosp...
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By RansiPlick Blank
Should we buy a Stoma Bag or make one at home? I have watched a video in which it is taught to make Ostomy Belt and O...
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RansiPlickSep 18, 2015
MegadodgerBlankAug 20, 2015
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By devere1950 Blank
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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ipurr2Aug 30, 2015
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N_Johnny30Apr 15, 2015
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By eilita Blank
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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shelley5678Aug 11, 2015
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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 Blank
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, 2015
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By cm7233 Blank
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 Blank
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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