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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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sis2011May 15, 2011
steve5197Mar 04, 2011
stonefrogMar 02, 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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HeiferlyBlankAug 21
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By nocitygirl
hello everyone, my husband has a colostomy. he cannot eat peelings, like on potatoes, apples...but i was wondering if...
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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
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By toccodia
It hurts somewhat and the waste is real dark and a little runny. This just started today.
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By HeiferlyBlank
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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HeiferlyBlankAug 03
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By MH Community Mgr
Please welcome Heiferly as your new Co-CL for the Ostomy community! Heiferly will be working alongside Megadodger an...
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By Emmalouise1977
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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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 fdinapoli
I had a restorative protocolectomy with illeal J pouch and anastomosis in October 2013. The reversal of the Ileostomy...
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By dymitrowa15
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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By doccy
I have had a colostomy for almost 11 years and never any problems until recently.i am thinking it is a sweat rash und...
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By Toronto61
Has anyone experienced this and if so I would like to hear about your experience and thoughts. Thank you :)
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By reene63
i had fap many years ago,my daughter has the gene she had endoscopy and colonoscopy yesterday with it resulting with ...
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By LaraFowler
For weeks now the discharge from my stoma has been incredibly mucusy, thicker than usual when it's not only liquid!! ...
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By Kellbell84
Hi not sure if I'm at the right place, I've been looking everywhere for a forum that Can assist me during this diffic...
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By roninconc
I am very happy with the moldable convex wafer from surfit,but I don't have insurance and the price is ridiculous. I ...
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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 Blank
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 Blank
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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