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Ostomy Community

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.
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The pyloric ulcer is hurting , making me burp and stomach churn constantly. Had endoscopy. Huge and acute Doc gave me all kinds of Rx ...
My husband has had his pouch for 5 mos and it is doing ok except BM collects at the top inside of the wafer and makes the filter clog up...
I had my operation around 9 months ago and have had around 4 barium enemas to see if I had healed enough for a reversal. It has been arou...
Have tried tape over charcoal filters. Vacuum effect seems severe. Hence, pancaking
I have UTI infections frequently over the years. My doctor says it is from the bacteria from my stoma. Anyone else faced with ongoing ...
I am an attractive middle-aged woman. I have had the ileostomy for a year. I am wondering if it is possible for a woman with an ileostom...
My surgery was 11-18-16 and I prolapse after 4 weeks . I am now prolapse 24-7 anywhere from 4 to 7 inches ! I must stay laying flat on ...
Does anyone know anything about fungus growing on a stoma? What should I do? It is flaky and yellow
My father has had a colostomy for over 40 years and has had surgery changing him to an ileostomy. Over the past 40 years, he has used ba...
My stomach is level with my skin. When I use the two piece wafer and bag, the wafer is too rigid and pulls away from my skin, even with ...
Hi all, One of our major concerns is bag odour and gas/wind. I have tried liquers, branded colostomy products, simethicone and charc...
I am writing to ask if you could publicise our new group on Facebook. We are a group of people who have for many different reasons ended ...
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