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This patient support community is for discussions relating to ostomy, colostomy, diet and nutrition, gastrostomy ileostomy, jejunostomy, ostomy reversal, sex and relationships, stoma, urostomy, and wound care.

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grandma4dollsMay 11, 2013
bellypooperFeb 24, 2011
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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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By MH Community Mgr Blank
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
ET1980Dec 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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ET1980Dec 07, 2012
JPT130Nov 29, 2012
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By tarynbennett Blank
I have a patient who has a fairly new ileostomy stoma is retracted and leaks from 6-9 oclock; his skin is extremetl...
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ET1980Dec 07, 2012
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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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donna107222Dec 06, 2012
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By donna107222 Blank
I am an attractive middle-aged woman. I have had the ileostomy for a year. I am wondering if it is possible for a wo...
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donna107222Dec 06, 2012
ET1980Dec 05, 2012
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By donna107222 Blank
I have to use paste on my ileostomy at 6 and 9 o'clock. I hate taking this stuff off. Is there anything better o...
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donna107222Dec 06, 2012
ET1980Dec 05, 2012
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By donna107222 Blank
My surgeon says I cannot have an ileostomy reversal because of my history with leaking and complications. I understan...
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ET1980Dec 05, 2012
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By chris264 Blank
I am looking to get a 2nd opinion of my colon and rectal, what kind of a dr. should I go to.?
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ET1980Dec 05, 2012
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By northengirl644 Blank
Hi there all, i have had my whole large intestine removed and have had bag for past year while having treatment my q...
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