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pain on my (l) side stomach where the dr's opened me up.
raqmc21 hours ago
hi. everytime i change or empty my bag i get a sharp pain on my (L) side of my stomach where they operated on why is that?!
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maddie520a day ago
How many people here take antidepressants to live normally after having ileostomy surgery?
Will anti depressants help?
maddie5202 days ago
I had a total colectomy when I was 18, 47 yrs ago. I still wake up everyday and think how friggin stupid I was to have had that operation d...
pain still with ileostomy operation!
raqmc6 days ago
Hi I just got home a week ago with having a ileostomy bag operation and is in a lot of pain why is that? Can anyone tell me please. Should I...
post op recovery
shorcara195616 days ago
Surgery 12/1/18 starting my 4th week post op not coping too well. When can i expect the abdominal pain due distension and discomfort to ease...
MrsD-unita month ago
In a few weeks time I will hopefully be having surgery to reconnect my bowel & I was wondering if anyone had any top tips to help me prepare...
Conj12a month ago
I have had an ileostomy since March 2017 following surgery for rectal cancer
Everything was going ok until just before Christma...
Sore stoma site
Viclee14a month ago
I have been experiencing a very sore stomach site, does anyone have any advice ?
mrcullen4 months ago
I HAVE HAD MY STOMA FOR JUST OVER A YEAR NOW. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME. THIS IS MY SECOND STOMA, HAD A REVERSAL AFTER MY FIRST BUT IT ALL WENT...
MrsD-unit5 months ago
I’m curious to know if any of my fellow ostomates manage to sleep on their sides? If so, any top tips? I generally struggle with leakage due...
cheeko85 months ago
Hello im having constant flatulence, every 10 mkns, and cant stop it, ive tried various over the counter tabs, with no luck, i had surgery f...
Missjulia695 months ago
hi im new to this had my surgery june 2017 i have both stomas bowel and bladder i dont really know wat the correct wording is but hi
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Pain and cramps
Ktss5 months ago
Hi all. I am approx 9 weeks post ileostomy. I would suppose these pains and cramps would have eased off a bit. I am still struggling. It's s...
Lovewoodlincs6 months ago
Hi, I have a hernia under my S. Had leaks,so swapped bags and also warm bag next to my skin in my pants, it sticks better and no more leaks....
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Diverticulitis surgery, after affects,
cheeko87 months ago
i recentley had surgery for diverticulitis, the surgery hasnt worked, whats my next options, have had mentioned, removal of bowel, will this...
Colostomy since birth
Cjcatz7 months ago
New to this site. Sharing My story. Born with cloacal extrophy in 1968. Colostomy @ 2 hours old and illeal conduit at age 2. I usual...
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cheeko88 months ago
Hello i recentley had DIVERTICULITIS SURGERY, CUt AND RE_CONNECT, DONT think this has worked, whats the next stage, was thinking getting my ...
Xlady8 months ago
Hello, I am a 77year old lady and I had an emergency colostomy because of diverticula abscess 8 months ago. I am now considering having a re...
Stoma and wound.
jansaf8 months ago
Hi! I had an ileostomy about five months ago and was left with a large serious wound near the stoma adding to problems when infection develo...
Newbie needing advice
Dietpepsiuk9 months ago
Hill I've been told today I have to be fitted with a peremnant colostomy bag any advice ,help, ideas, questions I should ask , I just need ...
Davethescot9 months ago
Had a stoma op last year any have lost a lot of weight since. Never feel hungary any body else the same
anCnoc10 months ago
Would like to introduce myself as a new member with a not so new ileostomy.
I would like to make myself known to everyone and hope that...
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Linakoza year ago
Hi all...my name is Lina from Indonesia. Currently I use temp ileostomy. Actually I don't have any disease. I got my ileostomy because of th...
Worried about the hernia operation
khemthapaa year ago
In Aug 16 I underwent operation for rectal cancer and have a permanent stoma. I developed parastomal hernia which is being operated on at th...
Hernia support belt with stoma
Suep1964a year ago
Hi I had surgery in February last year to year as I have FAP ( a hereditary illness which means I stand a high chance of developing bowel ca...
Would just like to say Hi!
fruityeBaya year ago
Well.... Hello, I am a 48 year old married Mum of 2 from Lancashire in the UK. In 2013 I was diagnosed with Colon Cancer after emergency sur...
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cherytha year ago
Hi, does anyone have any advise about swim wraps for men. My hubby had a permanent colostomy, aka Colin, after surgery for bowel cancer in S...
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doraivanaa year ago
as regulcol good for diverticolite
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Howlinwolf999a year ago
Thought I would share my experience with members of this site to help people considering options before surgery and to know what to expect a...
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Tired45a year ago
Hi I have had slowvtransit constipation for many years until my large bowel and colon slowed to a stop. I had an iliostomy in April 2016 wi...
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