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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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By sherenda Blank
Taking care of urostomy site. Person just start using zinc oxide to site. There is a line green ring around the base ...
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asingerwitabassAug 11, 2012
danemMay 14, 2012
kim2237Mar 06, 2012
bev54Jan 19, 2009
jdwithhcvDec 29, 2008
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By Linda986 Blank
I recently had my ileostomy closed (just over three weeks ago). I had very loose bowel movements for about three da...
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By connie7128271282 Blank
Need help please. In February 2012 intestines ruptured due to diverticulitis. Had 6 inches removed and colostomy put...
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By lovelylinda56 Blank
Where is the best hospital in Denver, Colorado to take my mother to for a colostomy reversal?
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stealbinJul 14, 2012
ladydj58Jul 09, 2012
stealbinJun 12, 2009
stealbinJun 12, 2009
jdwithhcvJun 11, 2009
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By stealbin Blank
I know someone who is J-tube fed because of swallowing issues. He couldn't have a G-tube because of displaced intern...
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PurpleLush07Jul 09, 2012
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By The_Shepherd Blank
Hi I just tried to swim in a swimming pool,,,,,,,,,,the part of the wafer that sticks to your skin gets wrinkles be...
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LilacpamJul 08, 2012
dayoffmyJul 06, 2012
CaryopterisApr 13, 2012
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By 84jordan Blank
My bags wont stick to my skin because its burns really bad to the point where the skin around the stoma is weeping th...
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dayoffmyJul 06, 2012
katie1976westgateJun 18, 2012
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By punky03 Blank
i had to have another op as my stoma was closing. has anyone got any tips or ideas what i can try next as its startin...
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By dayoffmy Blank
for 17 yrs my mother has always changed her own colostomy bag, but recently she has developed dementia, and is no lon...
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By distrought Blank
To sue357, sorry I lost my msg and can't find it! I think I am finally in the right group.I had a sigmoid resection ...
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