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... rectal surgery and 'again' hope for the best but each time they try to 'fix me' I risk more nerve damage and or worse conditions. ... (2 replies)
... Most people find life with an ostomy is not much different than before. People who need to do heavy lifting can do strengthening exercises for their abdomen and lower back and wear a support belt. This is not much different than from anyone who has any type of abdominal surgery. ... (2 replies)
... e doing it prior to surgery! Also surgery that takes place in the pelvic area can cause some neurological problems in the legs. Eventually the nerves will repair and any odd sensations or weakness will go away. You don't want to do any damage to your leg while the nerves are healing. ... (3 replies)

... I really hope your stoma will pop out a bit more as the post surgery swelling goes down. Again this is such an individual thing and mine took at least 6 months to settle. ... (46 replies)
For Cancerdad
Sep 16, 2005
... issue. It did take me over a year for things to settle into a pattern and for my guts to relax again. I did try irrigating and found it too time consuming for me on a daily basis and seemed to cause more gas and output than if I just let it do it's own thing. ... (28 replies)
Recovery Time?
Jul 9, 2005
... Much to my surprise, 5 hours later I emerged with the temp. ileo as the surgeon thought there was a good chance it could be reversed as the cancer was very small and easily removed. Two days after I was sent home I had a blockage and ended up back in ER. ... (302 replies)
... Although the radiotherapy was extremely painful and burnt the skin, I have recovered and the cancer has gone. I am have trouble with my colostomy as I have a hernia on it. After MRI and CT scans the doctors have decided that I can have the colostomy reversed and am waiting for a date. ... (5 replies)
... piece. As I mentioned before my problem is mainly my IBS and gas issues. I'm constantly looking for a solution to this problem and am having marginal success trying various natural products and really watching what I eat. ... (7 replies)
... My Mother also developed a hernia which was just above her stoma after it was put in place by emergency surgery in May of 2005. ... (1 replies)
... When I have a bowel obstruction, my symptoms are that I don't have any bm's for days, but I do have liquid seepage and sometimes alot of it overnight. Also, I am unable to eat due to the gas pain and bloating and the final symptom is to vomit. ... (12 replies)
... When I have a bowel obstruction, my symptoms are that I don't have any bm's for days, but I do have liquid seepage and sometimes alot of it overnight. Also, I am unable to eat due to the gas pain and bloating and the final symptom is to vomit. ... (23 replies)
... tal cancer apparently was a result of radiation treatments for uterine cancer in 1974. My surgery to remove the rectal mass was successful but some complications and two surgeries left me with a permanent colostomy. A small price to pay I figure now that my life is pretty much back to normal. ... (83 replies)
... Strong and otherwise healthy? ... (17 replies)


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