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... 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... (19 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... ... (19 replies)
... 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)
... as my consultant said, sometimes it is permanent. I'm wondering though, what determines whether you get a permanent colostomy or not? ... (10 replies)
... Like you, I feel I will end up with a colostomy one day and it's not a pleasant thought. However, I did see a colostomy nurse at St.Marks and she definitely made me feel better about it. ... (71 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)
... hi i was due to have an ileostomy , which should have been temporary ? it was only when the surgeon actually went in to operate that he found massive adhesions my small bowel was stuck like cement to my abdominal wall ? hence permanent colostomy , id had 2 births the first born they had to give me a epiostomy as my baby was only 51b 11 ounce then 10 years later my second baby... (110 replies)
... hi luckycharms i had surgery on 23july i woke up with a permanent colostomy but if it means i dont have to live like i did then so be it ? ... (110 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)

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