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Hi ladies, has anyone with an ileostomy had a total abdominal hysterectomy please? Very anxious!!
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Does anybody know what are the two buttons near the peg tube? The peg tube was inserted last january 10, 2016 and one of the buttons fell...
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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 flush to his skin o...
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Will having sex with a stoma cause a hernia Are there any positions that must be avoided
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I have had an ileostomy for over 30 years. Over the past several months, I have been having a lot of pain in my lower GI. The pain feel...
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My boyfriend is considering a colostomy bag for himself. He only has 1 arm that can be used and that his grip isn't very strong. We are t...
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Hello, I just had surgery on 9/4/15 and was discharged on 9/14/15. After two weeks of being discharged from the hospital I now have the ...
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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 Ostomy Bag. I'm confu...
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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 and what is best a ...
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Hi , I am on the list for colostomy surgery due to what the doctors are saying is obstructed defecation. I empty my bowel in small amount...
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Looking for people willing to tell their stories about how/when/why they have their permanent ostomys. Please leave a comment if interest...
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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 properly and leakin...
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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 left of his midsection....
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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 barrier edges. Any h...
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Hi, I've been told by my surgeon that I need to have my large colon and rectum removed because the rectum is not able to be reconnected. ...
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I have white not crystalline deposits on the edge of my iliostomy stoma. Very tender. vinegar and water does nothing. I have enlarged ...
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What is the indication of a dark/grey skin around the stoma, or after you have had a fungal infection ??
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My husband had an ilestomy over a year ago. To empty pouch he stoops over toilet. Since he is 81, this is difficult. I In a brochure i...
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Hey everyone, one of your co-CLs here. I just wanted to post a message and let everyone in our community know that I've had to take a bri...
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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 is not possible for...
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