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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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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
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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 Blank
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 Blank
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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