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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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By marjoriehorwitz1414835 Blank
I have tried everything to stop the leakage from my Illi. Nothing seems to help. Any suggestions?
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By Gene611 Blank
I have a colostomy since 2005. However, it has been protruding more within the last two years. I had seen a surgeon...
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By sandy601 Blank
I had an ileostomy about a year ago my question is it normal for the stool to be dark green?
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By kacamatabola Blank
Greetings! I am new to this community and I would like to request for information. My father , 72,had his colostomy...
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warneyJan 12, 2012
worried878Jan 11, 2012
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By 1969urostomy Blank
I have been having Large mucous plugs coming from my ileal conduit. They cause me alot of pain and pressure into the...
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worried878Jan 11, 2012
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By JAWZ199576 Blank
I have been working with a pt x 4 months whom has excoriated peri-ileostomy after hospitalization and subsequent reha...
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By worried878 Blank
I am an ostomy nurse and do not mind helping folks who have questions and stuff. To send me a private message, click...
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worried878Jan 11, 2012
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By alfredlewis Blank
34 male, 257lbs, 5' 10" , i had my sigmoid colon removed 3 weeks ago. due to diverticulitus. also had a perferated ...
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By IHateColons Blank
Okay, so, I guess I'll start out by telling my story. Sorry about the length but it's been a crazy year. I'm 21 years...
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boognellNov 23, 2011
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By LoriL1956 Blank
I just recently started using. I am a small lady, petite, 55 yrs old 117 lb. 5'3". Very active. Ride horses lots. ...
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By jenniferr220 Blank
I was given an ileostomy due to acute UC in august this year and after a few months of recovery I am faced with the d...
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worried878Nov 14, 2011
Nancy04Nov 11, 2011
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By cora16 Blank
why there is complications like wound infection, anastomotic leakage,intestinal obstruction, urinary retention and in...
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worried878Nov 14, 2011
CaryopterisNov 06, 2011
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By mercy7889 Blank
I just got an iliostomy bag. I am extremely depressed. I can't even look at it. It grosses me out. The bleeding, the ...
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worried878Nov 14, 2011
godsextrarectumNov 12, 2011
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By mamag23 Blank
I have a pressure wound around my stoma from wearing a convex wafer. Now they have put me in a flat wafer and I am u...
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chiwackOct 21, 2011
peacelove43Jun 01, 2011
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By JilH Blank
Until last tuesday, I was doing great! Had my op in Jan, 2011 caused from acute diverticulitis. I was babysitting my ...
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CaryopterisOct 12, 2011
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By jenher72 Blank
I had a reversal two months ago and complications with blockages and sharp pains and diarrhea and now lots of gas eve...
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CoWriterSep 28, 2011
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By misssandyfcc Blank
I had my Ileostomy for 19 years now never had problems with it until here lately. I got a lot of bumps around the sto...
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worried878Sep 16, 2011
Mar206Jul 09, 2011
KatijanaeJul 02, 2011
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By Mar206 Blank
does the uncomfortableness ever go away? I am so uncomfortable every day Had this done about a month ago When do y...
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