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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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My dad has had his bag for about 2 years now and he seems to have constant problems with it leaking. He is very embarrassed by it and get...
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Do adhesive removers, and deodorant sprays need a CE mark to be used in europe ??
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My husband has an ileostomy bag and the sticky paste he uses to hold his bag on is causes some issues so i was wondering if there is any...
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Temporary sigmoid colostomy Oct 31,2014 Continue to have bowel movements from rectum mostly mucus but with bright red blood(small amoun...
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I currently have a J pouch and went through a total colectomy. I am creating a team of people interested in building a platform that wil...
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I HAVE BEEN HAVING APROBLEM WITH BLOOD FROM MY STOMA IT HAS HAPPENED 3 TIMES NOW ABOUT ONCE A MONTH, AND ITS QUITE A BIT WITH CLOTS EVEN,...
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Please welcome Heiferly as your new Co-CL for the Ostomy community! Heiferly will be working alongside Megadodger and the rest of your c...
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Hi. I am new to this forum and was wondering if anyone has had the above surgery? I had emergency full colectomy in December from sever...
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I am hoping to be able to get a colostomy bag as lactose intolerance and IBS has majorly taken over my life the past nearly two years and...
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hello everyone, my husband has a colostomy. he cannot eat peelings, like on potatoes, apples...but i was wondering if he could eat green ...
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How do you treat irritated stoma skin - to the point of small amount of blood & stoma appliances not sticking? My husband had his colost...
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I work for a colorectal surgeon in south texas and I need to locate a STOMA NURSE immediatly due to the nurse that helped us before with ...
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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 tried, Stoma paste,...
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It hurts somewhat and the waste is real dark and a little runny. This just started today.
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612876 tn?1355518095
I know most of our community members have their stomas in the lower GI tract, but MedHelp is seeking to open the ostomy group up for pati...
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