This patient support community is for discussions relating to ostomy, colostomy, diet and nutrition, gastrostomy ileostomy, jejunostomy, ostomy reversal, sex and relationships, stoma, urostomy, and wound care.
I am an ostomy nurse and just answered a question via private message for someone with a colostomy problem. I used to check in frequently but as you say, not may comments and it would seem it would be an active forum. Many have ostomies, most temporary these days, but I would imagine there are lots of folks who could share their knowledge.
I am glad you are having your ostomy reversed. The 3 month time window is for those who are healthy and who stay healthy as it is another major surgery to have it reversed and they will not do it until you are fully recovered. Water intake, good nutrition and vitamins if needed will help you be strong enough to do the surgery in 3 months. Age also has lots to do with it as the younger a person is, the quicker they heal as a rule
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