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By ostomymalta Blank
What is the medical term for a J pouch or internal pouch surgical operation ? Can a permanent colostomy be reversed ...
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Marcella55Jun 08, 2011
Marcella55Jun 08, 2011
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By Mikey2u Blank
After three months of an ileostomy, my bowel movements are getting more offensive, still have a drain bag attached t...
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By Marcella55 Blank
Hello :) I have 2 stomas, an Ileostomy 22 years and a Urostomy 2 years. I was taken ill with what I thought was flu...
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peacelove43Jun 01, 2011
kocherizeMay 11, 2011
JilHMay 19, 2011
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By peacelove43 Blank
I am a 43 year old female and I had emergency colostomy surgery after my colon ruptured on March 19. I am supposed to...
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By dan219 Blank
I am writing on behalf of my husband who is in dire need of relief. He has had painful anal excoriation since his rev...
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JilHMay 19, 2011
healthy661May 11, 2011
peacelove43May 06, 2011
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By xchef Blank
Is there any kind of deoderant on the market that I can use to combat the horrific odor that occurs when I empty and ...
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sis2011May 15, 2011
steve5197Mar 04, 2011
stonefrogMar 02, 2011
JilHMar 02, 2011
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By stonefrog Blank
How do you treat irritated stoma skin - to the point of small amount of blood & stoma appliances not sticking? My hu...
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BuzBooMay 02, 2011
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artist715Sep 13, 2010
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By artist715 Blank
I have had a colostomy for over two years . For many years, my stool was pretty well formed and fairly regular I only...
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craybaitApr 28, 2011
bellypooperApr 27, 2011
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vedadharApr 24, 2011
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By craybait Blank
My Hubby is paraplegic and has a colostomy bag. How do we cope with long plane flights (over 4 hours) if bag needs ch...
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By theredwoods Blank
My 87 year old mother had a colostomy 5 years ago and is moving from California to Colorado this summer. Is there a ...
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By JilH Blank
Because this has been so overwhelming at times, to spite my positive attitude, the sadness and depression sometimes r...
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By JilH Blank
found this article and it helped me...thought I'd share :o) http://www.ostomy.evansville.net/junenews8.htm...scrol...
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falcon69Mar 04, 2011
steve5197Mar 04, 2011
JilHMar 04, 2011
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By falcon69 Blank
I recently had surgery for a perforated colon (Diverticulitis), now have a colostomy pouch which is supposed to be re...
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By JilH Blank
Anyone ever used a hot tub with thier ostomy? any advice?
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By JilH Blank
Well, the new convex system seems to be working...yay! Also the stoma powder you all suggested is working too...anoth...
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OgzFeb 23, 2011
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By gj586 Blank
I have had this urostomy since 03 and haven't had a problem with it. Now I have sores that are popping up on it. Ther...
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bellypooperFeb 17, 2011
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By midget15 Blank
How to care for irriation of stoma?
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By midget15 Blank
How to care for an irritated stoma?
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joeboatFeb 08, 2011
brendat53Feb 01, 2011
SLadylaniJan 12, 2011
joeboatJan 10, 2011
SLadylaniJan 09, 2011
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By joeboat Blank
Does anyone ever had or have worts on their stoma? We have had them exmined by a surgeon and family doctor but, noth...
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By Kimmytanne Blank
My mum has had a bag for a few months now, and she's just started chemotherapy about 3 months ago. Whenever she goes ...
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