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stealbinJul 14, 2012
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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
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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
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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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By irishwoman44 Blank
Saw a colon rectal surgeon for second opinion on tailbone pain and rectal discomfort. After rectal exam he suctioned ...
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By thines80 Blank
Just a question for those out there with an Ostomy. Prior to my ileostomy surgery in 2007 I never had heartburn or...
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By jimmyriles Blank
I am looking for someone who has been faced with the decision on treatment options for prostate cancer. I have been r...
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OgzApr 17, 2012
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By 84jordan Blank
So the skin around my stoma was burned quite badly by the output from my stoma. My skin is still weeping are it so my...
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By brit10E Blank
Hi my name is Britney and I'm not really sure if this is where I should be asking this but I'm hoping someone could h...
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By donnapoppy Blank
my dad had an unexpected ileostomy two days ago what shower/soap proucts can he use?
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By medrise Blank
anyone interested in participate on an online survey about Ostomy? You will get $75.00 for your time. Thanks
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By Bappers Blank
I'm having problems with 'leaky bags' during the night and have been buying incontinence sheets for bed but was wonde...
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By balloonbelly Blank
Hi there - I"m new here! Hoping someone has some words of wisdom or advice. A quick summary first of all... I...
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By wk2000 Blank
I'm pretty sure I have a stoma hernia (ileostomy) and I am starting on my quest of locating a surgeon. Any advice on ...
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By frbl Blank
I am very sorry if this is the wrong place for my question, but I am at a loss as to where I might go for advice, In...
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By PennythePearl Blank
How do you know which one is right for the patient? My mother is 85 yrs old today and she has been using the Activeli...
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By chicken_little Blank
Hi There, I take care of my young daughter who has an appendix stoma, and I do her 'flush outs' and have to put a ca...
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I have tried everything to stop the leakage from my Illi. Nothing seems to help. Any suggestions?
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