Posts - Living with a Stoma | HealthUnlocked

Living with a Stoma

925 members235 posts

Sort posts by:

Eratic stoma

Hi. I am new to this group. I have had a stoma since last November, but still ha...

Stoma wound reopened

I had my stoma reversed on 10/28/20 Healing took awhile since in November I was...

Both of us!

I had an emergency surgery in January and landed up with a stoma bag. Now my hu...
Want to take advantage of all our features? Just log in!
or

Leakage with a small stoma :(

Hi all, I am 7 weeks post op with a ileostomy with i am slowly adjusting to (th...

Husband emergency ileostomy, mucus fistula stoma and anus rectal stump

Hi within 4 weeks my 49 year old hubby took ulcerative colitis, had lifesaving r...

Ileostomy questions

I was wondering if anyone could answer any questions that I have. Nothing too se...

Had it for 25 years now experiencing problems

Pain when poo and pain on left ,right side of stoma constipated generally a lot ...

Friend with rectal cancer. Did radiation/ostomy

I am trying to help a friend who had his rectum removed about 2 1/2 years ago. ...

Hopefully help with thickening.

I have really got to share this, I had an emergency stoma fitted in February ...

Trouble with adjusting to new symptoms

I am having bad frontal headaches for a week or so and very.little sleep. The b...

Reversal

Hi Dogbot here I am on the liver transplant list but also the doctors are talkin...

Just something I found and would like to share.

Hi this is Dogbot 🐶here Sorry I haven’t been posting much quick background em...

Living with stoma bag

Hi This past week during OV IV cancer debulking I was given an iliostomy My su...

No need to worry if i can do it anyone can hand on heart

Nothing to worry about. I was 63 when i had a non reversible ileostomy and done...

Eating

Hi everyone I was just wondering if anyone knows how long food takes from mouth ...

Hi All I do hope everyone is keeping Safe in these difficult times, I’m not sure if I’m jumping the gun on this but I had my emergency surge

Hi All I do hope everyone is keeping Safe in these difficult times, I’m not sure...

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 ...

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...
Write a post or ask a question

Search posts

Content on HealthUnlocked does not replace the relationship between you and doctors or other healthcare professionals nor the advice you receive from them.

Never delay seeking advice or dialling emergency services because of something that you have read on HealthUnlocked.