... It wasn't too bad, really. Two days in hospital, several weeks of healing, no long term problems at all. No colostomy. I have a friend who also had frequent bouts, put off surgery for years. ... (3 replies)
... and now my colostomy is having a hard time keeping a good seal and staying stuck to me. ... (1 replies)
I have incontinence due to a 4th degree tear xx
I had a repair and a colostomy a yr and a half ago so im 3 weeks post surgery plus hernia im hoping for a mircle cure my heart goes out to you x (1 replies)
... First of all, thank you for the response, Brocallie, and point well taken! But what about a temporary colostomy for an operation, though? ... (5 replies)
... Oh my, I've never heard of a colostomy for hemorrhoids. Can't some of the over the counter ointments help? ... (5 replies)
... I have dealt with hemorrhoid issues since 2004, and for the last year I've dealt with what appears to be a developing, permanent problem. I'm considering looking into getting a colostomy. I know the risk, the impact on my life, etc, but it would effect me far less than these chronic problems. Also, I take care of two elderly parents, and don't have the time (or even the... (5 replies)
... Very painfull to sit. Rectum is numb and sphincters won't relax,been through biofeed back it made things worse any body experiance this and how to get it fixed, colostomy bag? ... (0 replies)
... I don't have an ostomy but I have been a home health aide for 20 years and see clients with colostomies and ileostomies. They have their own issues to deal with like skin irritations from where the adhesive is against the skin, leakage around the ostomy,blockages at at stoma and infections around the stoma.
I do suffer from chronic constipation and IBS. The constipation... (5 replies)
... The problems would still be there, just reconnected! Is there something I'm missing from your explanation? ... (5 replies)
... since having a hysterectomy I have suffered from bowel problems. Have to digitate to have a BM and suffer daily from pain. I can not work due to these problems and dont have any quality of life. ... (5 replies)
... I had the same problems, went through the monomotry tests and the nerve testing and found out that I was not a canidate for the surgery and a colostomy was my only option. I am a 41 year old female hairdresser with severe Crohn's Disease that I have had for 17 years now and a colostomy was my biggest fear!! ... (32 replies)
... I have never had any intestinal problems to speak of and was expecting my first child in April 16th, 2010. As it turns out my son was quite large and so I was scheduled for induction on March 31st. ... (6 replies)
... I wondered if there was any1 who could give me ideas what living with a colostomy is like, is there an issue with smell. ... (4 replies)
... Helllo everyone. I found this site when I was trying to find out info on the ostomy bags. I'm a Chrohn's sufferer and I currently have 4 hoses and setons in place to help drain the Absesses that have formed. I'm unfortunately incontinent now due to all the scarring that I've had from the numerous surgeries I've had over the past 3 years. I am now to the point where the bag is... (32 replies)
... diabetes. she's been having problems controlling her bowels and was told that worse case scenario she may need a colostomy. ... (0 replies)
... After reading your comments on the forum, I would advise that I have been through all the problems you are experiencing. I had my op. ... (32 replies)
... I had a colostomy in dec.of 2007 due to an abscess diverticulitis. ... (1 replies)
... readable"! Well, here goes...I was diagnosed with Crohns at age 18, 2 days before leaving for college, so I have had Crohns now, for 16 years, this month and a colostomy bag for the last 7 years this past January. I know the following is long, but please read and I hope it helps... ... (32 replies)
... The only question I can answer for you is yes, I have had a colostomy bag, although mine was temporary and I had it reversed after about 3 months. ... (32 replies)
The below sternum pain after eating is usually caused by a hiatal hernia and has nothing to do colon problems.
Intestinal cramping as well as spasms are usually caused by lack of magnesium in your diet. Also, you may need calcium along w/ vitamin D3 for absorption. Also-- hiatal hernia pain is helped with these supplements.
Females will needs these... (2 replies)