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MegadodgerBlankNov 17, 2013
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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 villandra Blank
I am having very frequent episodes of diverticulitis. I need both to find a surgeon to treat it surgically, and fin...
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DonavonOct 10, 2013
peacelove43May 06, 2011
bellypooperFeb 24, 2011
OgzFeb 23, 2011
JilHFeb 22, 2011
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By JilH Blank
I'm a 43 yr old woman and just had an emergency colostomy done on Jan 11, 2011. It was the result of a ruptured colon...
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jacmidOct 09, 2013
katinarizonaJul 29, 2010
NixieYMay 08, 2010
LinkylawMay 08, 2010
NixieYMay 08, 2010
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By Linkylaw Blank
My mom had her ileostomy reversed in Sept. of 2009. Since then she has suffered with chronic diarrhea. Has anyone e...
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TinaWCNACMTOct 01, 2013
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By bev849 Blank
My doctor told me to contact an ostomy nurse about a blister that I have on my right big toe. It has been 7 months a...
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TinaWCNACMTOct 01, 2013
toourlady89Sep 15, 2013
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By gil480 Blank
I have been wearing an ostomy bag for over 50 years. Recently I have had severe skin irritation and my upperr ski...
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TinaWCNACMTOct 01, 2013
msbarbtxApr 01, 2013
susie499Jan 05, 2013
HereForThePartyJan 29, 2011
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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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jaswaltSep 08, 2013
worried878Jan 11, 2012
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By lvz2care Blank
My husband has an ileostomy bag and the sticky paste he uses to hold his bag on is causes some issues so i was wonde...
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NitaSANEJul 22, 2013
AimeemusicJun 12, 2013
djcwileyFeb 03, 2013
mcgraw48Feb 02, 2013
djcwileyFeb 01, 2013
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By mcgraw48 Blank
My husband has had his pouch for 5 mos and it is doing ok except BM collects at the top inside of the wafer and make...
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By MavenMR Blank
My firm, Maven, has a client that is looking for ways to improve the quality of life for those living with colostomie...
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By marilyn420 Blank
Does anyone else who has an ileostomy get stomach aches and diarrhea occasionally? I have had this since the operati...
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AimeemusicJun 12, 2013
CaryopterisMar 03, 2013
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By steelergirl36 Blank
I am a female in my 60's and back in November 2012 I had my Colon n Rectum removed. I 'd like to know what is the be...
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By marlene300 Blank
I had my rectum removed 7 months ago and am wondering why it is taking so long to heal. There is still quite a bit of...
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By amita13 Blank
What is the best way to eliminate odor from used colostomy bags ? soda bi carb stick on deodorants so far do not work...
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By Johnny523 Blank
My ileostomy take down was 9 months ago at Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore MD. I still have severe stomach pains wh...
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skyking8May 26, 2013
AJP1228May 19, 2013
ET1980Oct 31, 2012
worried878Oct 27, 2012
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By DonnaLynn49 Blank
Hi I am hoping someone will check this site & if they have suggestion it would be great. Have had ileostomy for 26 y...
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AJP1228May 19, 2013
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By ileosdaughter302 Blank
My mother recently had an ileostomy. Her incision is very close to her stoma so we have to trim the adhesive tape an...
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mcgraw48May 17, 2013
mcgraw48May 16, 2013
djcwileyJan 31, 2013
mcgraw48Jan 24, 2013
ET1980Jan 13, 2013
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By worriedwife52 Blank
Hope someone can help us...my husband has a colostomy due to radiation enteritus. He still gets depressed about it a...
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caregiver222May 13, 2013
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By babyeandme Blank
I have a son with a colostomy - we understand that it's pretty normal for it to prolapse and stick out like a finger,...
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By mbutler2 Blank
Since I had my ileostomy reversal I have had 3 times I have had bad upper abnomial gas pains. After a few hours they...
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