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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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Hi I just tried to swim in a swimming pool,,,,,,,,,,the part of the wafer that sticks to your skin gets wrinkles because of my skin,,,,...
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My bags wont stick to my skin because its burns really bad to the point where the skin around the stoma is weeping therefore not allowing...
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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 starting to close again and...
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for 17 yrs my mother has always changed her own colostomy bag, but recently she has developed dementia, and is no longer able to do it. i...
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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 almost 1year ago and...
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Saw a colon rectal surgeon for second opinion on tailbone pain and rectal discomfort. After rectal exam he suctioned out fresh stool from...
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Just a question for those out there with an Ostomy. Prior to my ileostomy surgery in 2007 I never had heartburn or anything of that na...
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