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By LisnLac Blank
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 ...
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By Bummed1_ Blank
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...
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By Georgekroon Blank
I have white not crystalline deposits on the edge of my iliostomy stoma. Very tender. vinegar and water does nothin...
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HeiferlyBlankApr 28, 2015
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By malti7388 Blank
What is the indication of a dark/grey skin around the stoma, or after you have had a fungal infection ??
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By Squaw36 Blank
My husband had an ilestomy over a year ago. To empty pouch he stoops over toilet. Since he is 81, this is difficult...
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By HeiferlyBlank Blank
Hey everyone, one of your co-CLs here. I just wanted to post a message and let everyone in our community know that I'...
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wetheelsApr 22, 2015
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MegadodgerBlankJan 28, 2015
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By wetheels Blank
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...
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ticoepApr 19, 2015
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allypotJan 22, 2015
allypotJan 22, 2015
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By Daughtersworry Blank
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 malti7388 Blank
Do adhesive removers, and deodorant sprays need a CE mark to be used in europe ??
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RoxxyAnnFeb 09, 2015
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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HeiferlyBlankJan 01, 2015
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By Mia242 Blank
Temporary sigmoid colostomy Oct 31,2014 Continue to have bowel movements from rectum mostly mucus but with bright r...
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HeiferlyBlankDec 30, 2014
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By dbrue14 Blank
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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MegadodgerBlankNov 24, 2014
RabladNov 19, 2014
ET1980Dec 26, 2012
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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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HeiferlyBlankNov 09, 2014
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By MH Community Mgr Blank
Please welcome Heiferly as your new Co-CL for the Ostomy community! Heiferly will be working alongside Megadodger an...
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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
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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
sis2011May 15, 2011
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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
TinaWCNACMTOct 01, 2013
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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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