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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
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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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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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grandma4dollsMay 11, 2013
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By PatRy Blank
I have an ostmy applance. I have great difficulty keeping it on. It seems that neither the nurse of myself can plac...
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By Barlittle Blank
I ate peanuts over the weekend. My output has slowed down. to the point that I am worried. Are there any solutions to...
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RoseZeeLeeApr 16, 2013
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By charliey123 Blank
I can not wear jeans or anything tight around my waist area because I feel my stoma protrudes to far out. Has anyone...
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duddleyMar 08, 2013
drisFeb 21, 2009
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By tiny777 Blank
Is there any way to deal with the irritation around the stoma?
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tespMar 01, 2013
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By donna107222 Blank
I am sorry that this post is a little bit gross. I have had my ileostomy for a year. It is flush with the skin, not ...
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mana84Feb 26, 2013
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By DKinMN Blank
I was diagnosed with Familial Polyposis in 2002 and given a j-pouch at the Mayo Clinic. I was excited to find I woul...
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By needadvice69 Blank
Should a student with a stoma wear a bag while in school? This child is severely handicapped and his parents do not ...
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If you or someone you know would like to become a Co-Community Leader for the Ostomy Community, please send a message...
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djcwileyJan 31, 2013
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By toesmasher Blank
I had a colostomy about 2 years ago. I havnt had any problems until recently. I have been having alot of pain about 2...
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ET1980Jan 13, 2013
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By Kesha_31 Blank
I have been diagnosed with familial adenomatous polyposis (F.A.P.) and have been schedule to have surgery on January ...
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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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BockingDec 09, 2012
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By Bocking Blank
After 30 years with an ISP ostomy I have had about 3 leaks. Last week in the night when I was at a friend,s house sle...
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ET1980Dec 07, 2012
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By abbas110 Blank
A lady been colostomy 16 years ago.her rectum and anus were removed because of colon cancer.she never used colostomy ...
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