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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
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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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HereForThePartyJan 29, 2011
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By hayleymay22 Blank
I Have had a colostomy for 8months and getting the reversal done on the 15th! anyone have any advice on what to expec...
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HereForThePartyJan 29, 2011
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By koikoi56 Blank
should the stools be like water
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HereForThePartyJan 29, 2011
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By plw1971 Blank
I have had a colostomy for 7 years. I wear Assura - Extra Convex skin barrier, and am having a problem with the prod...
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worried878Aug 27, 2009
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By yaya0123 Blank
I have had an ileostomy for many years. I'm traveling to high altitudes in the fall for an active vacation with lots...
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By Indiefield Blank
We are a market research company called Indiefield and would like colostomy patients to take part in a paid research ...
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liz985Nov 14, 2010
littlefeathersNov 04, 2010
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By winemaker4 Blank
a year after total colon removal I started having small amounts of leakage from rectum, just enough to stain clothes...
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By hayleymay22 Blank
I have had a colostomy for 8months now and my reversal surgery is scheduled for november15th Im very nervous and wond...
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littlefeathersNov 04, 2010
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By Ultrablue Blank
Greetings! I'm asking this question on behalf of my husband who has been an ileostomate for 10 months now. While he's...
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littlefeathersNov 04, 2010
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By ajsboss Blank
I have always sufferred with excess wind. Now that I have to wear a bag the problem is made worse especially at night...
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littlefeathersNov 04, 2010
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By sharbob8466 Blank
My husband has had an ostomy for 11 years (initially, rectal cancer). He had a second recurrence of colon cancer 4 y...
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littlefeathersNov 04, 2010
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By leakylou Blank
please please someone help! I am 42 years old, I have spina bifida and when I was 7 I had to have a Urostomy, Things ...
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littlefeathersNov 04, 2010
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By MemphisLawGurl Blank
I am worried about wearing my ostomy bag in a horizontal position. Is there any medical reason it needs to be vertic...
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By ConcernedDaughter147 Blank
Hello! Hopefully there will be someone out there that can help! After going through hell a number of times, and n...
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