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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 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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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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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 option to send me a me...
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Just browsing ...I am a nurse in this area and if anyone needed help with their ostomy appliance or questions, i would be glad to help......
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Have had ileostomy for over 30 years and live at sea level. Whenever I travel to see family who live at 8400 ft. I have a ballooning issu...
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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 ostomy supplies. Th...
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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 public sometimes the ...
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Taking care of urostomy site. Person just start using zinc oxide to site. There is a line green ring around the base of the stoma. No fou...
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I recently had my ileostomy closed (just over three weeks ago). I had very loose bowel movements for about three days, then got an obst...
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Need help please. In February 2012 intestines ruptured due to diverticulitis. Had 6 inches removed and colostomy put in place for 3 mont...
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Where is the best hospital in Denver, Colorado to take my mother to for a colostomy reversal?
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I know someone who is J-tube fed because of swallowing issues. He couldn't have a G-tube because of displaced internal organs. The issu...
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