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Living with a Stoma
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Heartbroken

My husband is scheduled for a Colostomy on 5-08-2020. He said he is scared, I am...

Hospital and really wanting to poo

Hi all Dogbot here In hospital blue lights and all bad pains couldn’t breath...

Rectal cancer post surgery

Hi I would like to know an average recovery time for work having had rectum and ...
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Reversing

Hi all Does anybody have any idea on if you have a reversible ileostomy how ...

Bowel Obstruction

bowel obstruction. Hi can we have alot of bowel constructions from the pervious ...

Feeling of wanting to open my bowls

Hi all I am new to all this as I had my Stoma as an emergency operation on the 1...

How common is post-operative delirium?

My stoma was a result of having Crohn’s disease. Since my initial stoma operatio...

Loose and to much poo

Hi all I am in hospital had emergency ileostomy bag fitted on the 12th now the o...

Trousers

Hi Dogbot here laying here in hospital at 1 o’clock in the morning with my head...

Problems with colostomy since day 1

I have had my colostomy since 2009 after colon rectal stage 3 cancer.since my su...

Skin care

I have had my stoma for 5 weeks now and it's settled down nicely. I'm changing m...

Stoma hasn’t worked for over 12 hours no pain

Hi, just wondering if anybody has had a stoma that hasn’t worked for more than 1...

Newby with dietary questions

Hi, my colostomy and stoma is now 3 weeks old following an emergency procedure. ...

Help/info re ileostomy & mucous fistula!

I’ve had an ileostomy&mucous fistula for 10yrs. Now and again I get retained fae...

Raising awareness

Hi guys. I am a doctor and currently in the process of creating educational vide...

Smelly smelly smelly

The smell ........!!! I'm used to it. My family are not. I use a pouch deodoran...

Trapped wind

Hello everyone I have had my colostomy for two years when having debulking surg...

Had my stoma for 20 yrs.

Hi, this is my first time on here, so first of all I am not a good speller lol. ...

Don't know how to deal

Who's still feeling normal and enjoying life after an illistomy? If you are how ...

Swimming With An Ileostomy Bag

Hi so I’ve been having some issues with my bag staying stuck on and I want to do...

32 years & now I have problems

I have had a colostomy for 32 years, with just the normal mishaps every now and ...

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High Output

Hi zI am 3 weeks five days after an ileostomy,having trouble with my output.I ha...

Feeling Sick

I am a colorectal cancer patient with a loop colostomy on the transverse colon. ...

Stomach pain after eating

I've had a stoma for almost 2 years , was rushed in to hospital just before Xmas...

Ouch: Disability Talk - Stories about pooing in a bag

Hi People Interesting article on the BBC website at the beginning of December, s...

Smell bag and sloppy poo

Just out of hospital and now have a bag that smells and has a thick runny poo co...

Unauthorised procedure question

Hi folks, I'm having a bit of a dilemma at the moment and decided to see what ot...

Post ileostomy operation suffering from lower back and right leg continuous pain

Hello .Iam a female with 48 years of age.i had undergone ileostomy operation 1 m...

Hello I'm new to the group

Hello all Happy Hump Day I have had my Stoma since January 14 2014 and the first...
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