I have had a iliostomy bag after slow transit constipation caused my life a misery and my large bowel slowed to a stop. I am coping well with bag and much improved but mucus from large bowel causing chaos. My surgeon is now going to remove large bowel. He has given me a choice of keeping my bag but might still get a tiny mucus. Or full surgery to remove rectum also. Or to remove large bowel and try to reattach small bowel directly to rectum this may not work but if it does I will lose bag. I'm so unsure although I don't want a bag I am coping well and don't want to go backwards. Any thoughts or advice would be appreciated xx
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