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Is there any way to deal with the irritation around the stoma?
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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 protruding at all. B...
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I was diagnosed with Familial Polyposis in 2002 and given a j-pouch at the Mayo Clinic. I was excited to find I wouldn't need a temporar...
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Should a student with a stoma wear a bag while in school? This child is severely handicapped and his parents do not wish for the child t...
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If you or someone you know would like to become a Co-Community Leader for the Ostomy Community, please send a message to me at: MH Comm...
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I had a colostomy about 2 years ago. I havnt had any problems until recently. I have been having alot of pain about 2-3 inches inside of ...
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I have been diagnosed with familial adenomatous polyposis (F.A.P.) and have been schedule to have surgery on January 31, 2013 but the sur...
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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 sleeping I had a full b...
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A lady been colostomy 16 years ago.her rectum and anus were removed because of colon cancer.she never used colostomy bags. She is healthy...
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I have a patient who has a fairly new ileostomy stoma is retracted and leaks from 6-9 oclock; his skin is extremetly denuded. what exa...
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I can not wear jeans or anything tight around my waist area because I feel my stoma protrudes to far out. Has anyone had and or has this...
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I am an attractive middle-aged woman. I have had the ileostomy for a year. I am wondering if it is possible for a woman with an ileostom...
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I have to use paste on my ileostomy at 6 and 9 o'clock. I hate taking this stuff off. Is there anything better out there than remove...
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My surgeon says I cannot have an ileostomy reversal because of my history with leaking and complications. I understand this. I have read...
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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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Hi there all, i have had my whole large intestine removed and have had bag for past year while having treatment my question is , has any...
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Is it normal for there to be bleeding into the colostomy bag? I have a close friend who has been to the ER three times within four weeks...
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I cannot wear jeans or anything tight around my waist. If I try I bleed and the stoma and stomach area get extremely sore for days. Is an...
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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/crust it...powder is not...
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for 17 yrs my mother took care of her colostomy, but now she has developed dementia and can no longer care for herself. she uses a 2 piec...
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