... and now my colostomy is having a hard time keeping a good seal and staying stuck to me. ... (1 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!! ... (33 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... (33 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. ... (33 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... ... (33 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. ... (33 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)
... Hi Im new to the forums,
Since my teenage years I have had terrible trouble with bowel movements and stomach pains. I found this quite embarressing and kept it to myself for many years untill I finally found the courage to go and see my doctor about it when I was 21 years old.
My doctor was fantastic and took blood tests,stool samples and refered me to our local... (10 replies)
... isn't it wierd that all three of us had perforations with no indication of problems beforehand. ... (16 replies)
i have to go to my gastroenterology doctor at two today.
this is about the fourth time i have had this diverticulitis.
it is so painful. i am going to tell my doctor to do surgery
because i can't take this pain anymore. i have been on
antibiotics for ten days now and it still hurts. i had to go to
the hospital the other night.
hope your mom doesn't have any... (10 replies)
... I've had my colostomy reversed about a year and a half ago and have had no pain or problems with my bladder since! So sorry to hear you are having these issues, best bet would be to check with your doc! ... (2 replies)
... Hi SuzyQ.
I have an ileostomy. After I had to have a second surgery I found that my body shape changed slightly just next to where my belly button is.There is a small dip that wasnt there before.Because of this a small section of my bag seal would always start to come loose within a few hours. I called my stoma nurse and she sent me a sample of Hydro frame to try. It is a... (1 replies)
... During that time we discovered DS' problems were caused by CF. ... (5 replies)