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... I have had my colostomy bag for nine years and I am 35 years old. ... (32 replies)
... Oye, you've got a lot going on. I don't know about the tests and possible surgeries you are facing. But I do know a little about colostomy bags. ... (32 replies)
... I recently had a temporary colostomy for six weeks due to ruptured diverticulitis. ... (9 replies)

... sn't able to clean myself up in between accidents. It is a horrible way to live. He promised me that if I did the implant and it got infected he would then put a permanent colostomy bag in. An irrigational one. I had tried for a bcir but my colon is to healthy. I am going to pursue that route again. ... (56 replies)
Nov 15, 2009
... of all of us in a tiny boat just floating around in the toilet looking at each other with these blank stares. I have decided that I am not going to give in to a permanent colostomy bag until that is my last option. I don't want to think for the remainder of my life "what if" I had tried that procedure and it would of worked. ... (88 replies)
... beforehand. Honestly, dealing with it wasn't that bad, though it's easy for me to say that, since I knew mine was temporary. I am sure that for people who have a permanent one, it's a much more involved adjustment process. ... (5 replies)
... law has a permanent colostomy, as of about 2 years ago, because of cancer. He can be kind of finicky, but the adjustment has gone very well. ... (3 replies)
... de of the large intestine this past friday he underwent surgery for rectal cancer a total bowel and rectum removal along with the prostate removal he will wear a permanent colostomy bag the rest of his life .................................take heed and be check you owe it to your family and loved ones. ... (5 replies)
... I agree with all the above advice and suggestions. I had to have a permanent colostomy years ago, but due to my crohns, I now have an ileostomy. A support group is a great idea. even if it is temporary. ... (3 replies)
... the fistula with mesh but that failed. After that I had really bad rectal pain the pain is worse when I have mucus discharge or some times my stool bypasses the bag and goes to my rectum so I have small bowel movements it feels like I am being stabbed with knives in my rectum. ... (0 replies)
... Best of luck during your endoscopy, make sure you're sedated though!! I hate them. Just want to be "normal" if you know what I mean. But I'm a bit like you as I can't remember a day where I've felt normal for years. Just trying to stay positive and still hoping that bowel will magically start working again on its own!! It's so true that it's a lot to think about as it's life... (18 replies)
... I have saw the stoma nurse and I am just waiting to hear about going on the waiting list for colostomy bag surgery...will be permanent... ... (18 replies)
... as my consultant said, sometimes it is permanent. I'm wondering though, what determines whether you get a permanent colostomy or not? ... (10 replies)
... going through for nothin is no good boots chemist sell bidets or ebay if u have access. Have u had the c bag and operation yet? ... (251 replies)
... Ang4, What pump device are you speaking about? I am a nurse and the first thing that comes to mind is a wound vacuum/pump. If that is the case I am shocked to hear they would do that right away but it wouldn't be unheard of... As far as the colostomy bag in conjunction with the s-plasty I have heard of but most surgeons do not do it. In my case I went to my surgeon and told... (251 replies)
... ere was no information out there about the ABS, including my surgeons. Really had a bad feeling about it and am relieved I no longer have it. I was going for the permanent colostomy three surgeries ago and this will be my eighth and final one. From what I understand is that permant is just that permanent. ... (56 replies)
... and I don't think you'd want that. I'd rather have false teeth than a colostomy bag. ... (8 replies)
... I had a temporary one for almost six months. Now it was much easier for me to keep a positive attitude because I knew it was temporary. A friend had a permanent one at the same time and it drives her nuts. ... (6 replies)
... Is suggested to take for odor problems. I am going to try it after i speak to my dr on monday. It is my 4 week checkup then. I would think that my feces in the bag would be black then, wouldn't you? ... (56 replies)
... on the colostomy depending on how close to the diseased tissue the inflammation falls off. If we are talking about more than a few inches on both sides, the colostomy would be the protocol. That way they preserve more hose, and hook him back up later. ... (162 replies)

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