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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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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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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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Hi all, I'm new on here, and 1st time help seeker. Hope everyone is well. I had a permanent iliostomy done 14 months ago. Through that...
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Have a rash under my waffer and really burns and itches when i remove waffer. What can i put on rash? Also new waffer i am using see...
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I had a restorative protocolectomy with illeal J pouch and anastomosis in October 2013. The reversal of the Ileostomy was done in Februar...
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Dear Sirs/ Madams I am a student of nursing at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków (Poland). At present I am in the process of writi...
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I have had a colostomy for almost 11 years and never any problems until recently.i am thinking it is a sweat rash under the wafer area.i ...
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Has anyone experienced this and if so I would like to hear about your experience and thoughts. Thank you :)
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i had fap many years ago,my daughter has the gene she had endoscopy and colonoscopy yesterday with it resulting with her having lots n lo...
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For weeks now the discharge from my stoma has been incredibly mucusy, thicker than usual when it's not only liquid!! The mucus stuff seem...
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