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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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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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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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I recently had my colostomy moved to a permanent location. It seems that my colostomy is too close to the incision from my surgery. There...
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Hi. I had an emergency ileostomy in Nov 2013 which was all very unexpected. I went in last week to have it reversed. The surgeon decided ...
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hi i had my surgery done in oct 2013 , i have ileostomy now . i am having leaks really close to stoma , sometimes there is no leak but it...
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Do I have to have doctor's prescription for any, some or all my osteomyelitis supplies? Except of course stuff like adhesive remover.
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1974283 tn?1425612724
I had surgery Sept 25, 2013 to remove my colon, connect my rectum go my small intestine, and give my a temporary ileostomy. My questi...
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I am having very frequent episodes of diverticulitis. I need both to find a surgeon to treat it surgically, and find a surgeon who is i...
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I'm a 43 yr old woman and just had an emergency colostomy done on Jan 11, 2011. It was the result of a ruptured colon due to diverticulit...
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My mom had her ileostomy reversed in Sept. of 2009. Since then she has suffered with chronic diarrhea. Has anyone ever had or heard of ...
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My doctor told me to contact an ostomy nurse about a blister that I have on my right big toe. It has been 7 months and it has not healed...
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I have been wearing an ostomy bag for over 50 years. Recently I have had severe skin irritation and my upperr skin is raw. What can ...
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My husband has had his pouch for 5 mos and it is doing ok except BM collects at the top inside of the wafer and makes the filter clog up...
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