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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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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
ET1980Dec 05, 2012
PaulalexDec 04, 2012
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donna107222Dec 04, 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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chreebythesea433Dec 03, 2012
Crick2012Jun 23, 2012
andysmith12003Mar 07, 2010
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By Anneng03 Blank
Is it normal for there to be bleeding into the colostomy bag? I have a close friend who has been to the ER three tim...
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By charliey123 Blank
I cannot wear jeans or anything tight around my waist. If I try I bleed and the stoma and stomach area get extremely ...
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By worried878 Blank
If u add powder, u need to blot it with a damp cloth then wave a few times over the area so the wafer will stick/crus...
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worried878Oct 30, 2012
worried878Oct 30, 2012
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By dayoffmy Blank
for 17 yrs my mother took care of her colostomy, but now she has developed dementia and can no longer care for hersel...
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worried878Oct 28, 2012
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By worried878 Blank
If you find this forum and want to send me a message, click on my name in blue, worried 878, and it will give u an op...
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worried878Oct 27, 2012
worried878Oct 27, 2012
ET1980Sep 07, 2012
baijeanJan 29, 2012
noelle12Aug 10, 2011
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By worried878 Blank
Just browsing ...I am a nurse in this area and if anyone needed help with their ostomy appliance or questions, i woul...
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Gerti12Oct 16, 2012
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By 1stsister Blank
Have had ileostomy for over 30 years and live at sea level. Whenever I travel to see family who live at 8400 ft. I ha...
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ET1980Sep 27, 2012
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By stannesfan Blank
I was wondering if you could assist me or lead me to someone who can? I'm searching for a case in which to carry my ...
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ET1980Sep 26, 2012
ET1980Sep 26, 2012
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By mrsevans44 Blank
i wear a ostomy bag for ayear now and lately the smell that comes from my pouch is awful i am embrass when i am in p...
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