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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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I am a paraplegic with an ileostomy. I use a wafer and detachable bag system. I want to do a 12 hour plane flight. It is not possible for...
My dad has had his bag for about 2 years now and he seems to have constant problems with it leaking. He is very embarrassed by it and get...
Do adhesive removers, and deodorant sprays need a CE mark to be used in europe ??
My husband has an ileostomy bag and the sticky paste he uses to hold his bag on is causes some issues so i was wondering if there is any...
Temporary sigmoid colostomy Oct 31,2014 Continue to have bowel movements from rectum mostly mucus but with bright red blood(small amoun...
I currently have a J pouch and went through a total colectomy. I am creating a team of people interested in building a platform that wil...
Please welcome Heiferly as your new Co-CL for the Ostomy community! Heiferly will be working alongside Megadodger and the rest of your c...
Hi. I am new to this forum and was wondering if anyone has had the above surgery? I had emergency full colectomy in December from sever...
I am hoping to be able to get a colostomy bag as lactose intolerance and IBS has majorly taken over my life the past nearly two years and...
hello everyone, my husband has a colostomy. he cannot eat peelings, like on potatoes, apples...but i was wondering if he could eat green ...
How do you treat irritated stoma skin - to the point of small amount of blood & stoma appliances not sticking? My husband had his colost...
I work for a colorectal surgeon in south texas and I need to locate a STOMA NURSE immediatly due to the nurse that helped us before with ...
I have a patient with a recessed stoma and haven't been able to get a wafer to stay longer than 12-13 hours. We have tried, Stoma paste,...
It hurts somewhat and the waste is real dark and a little runny. This just started today.
I know most of our community members have their stomas in the lower GI tract, but MedHelp is seeking to open the ostomy group up for pati...
Hi all, I'm new on here, and 1st time help seeker. Hope everyone is well. I had a permanent iliostomy done 14 months ago. Through that...
Have a rash under my waffer and really burns and itches when i remove waffer. What can i put on rash? Also new waffer i am using see...
I had a restorative protocolectomy with illeal J pouch and anastomosis in October 2013. The reversal of the Ileostomy was done in Februar...
Dear Sirs/ Madams I am a student of nursing at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków (Poland). At present I am in the process of writi...
I have had a colostomy for almost 11 years and never any problems until recently.i am thinking it is a sweat rash under the wafer area.i ...
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