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MegadodgerBlankNov 01, 2014
Vancouver54Oct 31, 2014
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By Vancouver54 Blank
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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MegadodgerBlankOct 26, 2014
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By Lo2644 Blank
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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dokaxSep 12, 2014
HeiferlyBlankSep 07, 2014
nocitygirlAug 23, 2014
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By nocitygirl Blank
hello everyone, my husband has a colostomy. he cannot eat peelings, like on potatoes, apples...but i was wondering if...
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HeiferlyBlankSep 07, 2014
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valleygirl26Aug 24, 2014
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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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HeiferlyBlankSep 07, 2014
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By martika956 Blank
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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HeiferlyBlankAug 21, 2014
dave543Aug 11, 2014
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susie499Jan 05, 2013
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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, 2014
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By toccodia Blank
It hurts somewhat and the waste is real dark and a little runny. This just started today.
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By HeiferlyBlank Blank
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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MegadodgerBlankAug 02, 2014
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By Emmalouise1977 Blank
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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MegadodgerBlankJul 30, 2014
blondeshavemorefunJul 24, 2014
blondeshavemorefunJul 24, 2014
chuckbabyliveNov 11, 2013
worried878Sep 16, 2011
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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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HeiferlyBlankJul 23, 2014
fdinapoliJul 13, 2014
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fdinapoliJul 08, 2014
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By fdinapoli Blank
I had a restorative protocolectomy with illeal J pouch and anastomosis in October 2013. The reversal of the Ileostomy...
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dymitrowa15Jul 03, 2014
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By dymitrowa15 Blank
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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MegadodgerBlankJun 30, 2014
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By doccy Blank
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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HeiferlyBlankJun 17, 2014
MegadodgerBlankJun 09, 2014
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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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MegadodgerBlankMay 08, 2014
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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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MegadodgerBlankMay 08, 2014
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By LaraFowler Blank
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 Blank
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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MegadodgerBlankApr 22, 2014
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By roninconc Blank
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 Blank
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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MegadodgerBlankApr 10, 2014
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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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