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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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612876 tn?1355518095
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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Hi not sure if I'm at the right place, I've been looking everywhere for a forum that Can assist me during this difficult time.... My 4 yr...
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I am very happy with the moldable convex wafer from surfit,but I don't have insurance and the price is ridiculous. I see Hollister's pric...
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1974283 tn?1425612724
Hey fellow OSTMATES! Yeah, you can call me one of those "people". I'm finding there are a lot of older questions within this forum wi...
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I am quadripleghic and I recently had a urinary infection and was put on antibiotics for two weeks. I had a lot of mucus around stoma si...
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Please join us in welcoming Megadodger as your new Community Leader! We look forward to working with Megadodger and your entire communit...
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7663354 tn?1393174033
Hello Folks I had an emergency Colostomy on the 5th of November 2013 because of a twisted Sigmoid. It is now February 23 and I am ...
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I've developed a very hurtful bleeding rash around my stoma. My gastroenterologist rudely said "find an ostomy nurse" without even a hin...
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