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... Thanks a lot for the reassurance. Since I was sedated, my doctor spoke to my wife. Apparently he said that 3 polyps were removed and sent to the lab for analysis. He didn't reveal anything else about the size, shape or color of the polyps. As you indicated, I guess I have to just wait for the results and hope for the best. Do you know approximately what percentage of the... (11 replies)
... i am fine now and no chemo and radiation was needed and no colostomy bag THAT WAS 2 YRS AGO.. i have had 2 more colonoscopy" s since then and what remaining colon i have is clean of polyps... ... (11 replies)
... What did you do about it? My father has the exact same symptoms and we are back from the hospital today. The Oncologist and the Gastro-Enterologist are aware of this problem, but they say its nothing to worry. I would like to know what you have done ? Did you go to the doctor again? Regards Sarath (1 replies)

... My Father has Stage 4 colon cancer and a colostomy on the right side of his belly. ... (1 replies)
... Could it be that you mom actually has accepted her diagnosis and just needs help coming to terms with it? ... (1 replies)
... My mother was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer about 3 months ago. She is in total denial about it, and thinks that talking about it in any way is negative thinking. So her "I'm fine. I'm going to be fine" mantra means positive thinking for her. Since the day of her diagnosis, she has not driven, and she pretty much spends her days in bed. Two weeks ago, she was taken... (1 replies)
... Hey Nona I posted earlier to tell you how easy my colonoscopy was. So let me tell you what I'm dealing with with my stepdad. He'll be 61 on Nov 5. last Dec or so his urine was very dark with a bad odor. He was living in a group home for men. This went on for about 5 weeks from my understanding until it finally began causing so much pain that he no longer could get up. At that... (7 replies)
Help me
Sep 2, 2011
... i had colon/rectal tumor removed plus rad/chemo colostomy. then colotomy reversal. now have diarrehea. been trying to manage with diet and prophylatic doses of immodium ad before meals.this seems to work but my a..... is on fire every day after 2nd 3rd bm. can someone help me suggest a cream / lotion.:confused:;) (2 replies)
Colostomy bags
Feb 2, 2011
... either on the internet or locally. Sometimes your local hospital can help to direct you. Personal preference, location of stoma and incision and a person's size and activity level all play a part in what appliance works best. ... (4 replies)
... h into the air as many sprays will leave a slick coatong on the floor after a while. There are many products available to put into the pouch after emptying which help with odour forming. ... (7 replies)
... and the contours of the body around the stoma. His size and activity level will help determine the syle of appliance that best suits him. ... (7 replies)
... m new here to your website. My husband, 54 years old just had a malignant tumor removed from his sigmoid colon area the size of an eggplant last Monday. Having a colostomy bag is not how he visioned his lifestyle, but so be it. I was wondering if we could share some ideas, secrets, hints on what brand, style, etc. ... (7 replies)
... a day which slow down the digestive system and assist in water extraction thus giving me a bit more 'breathing space' between toilet trips. Maybe these could help you also but I think you need to talk to a medical professional in the first instance. ... (4 replies)
... Hi everyone. I am so glad I found this site. I hope I can help someone and perhaps someone can help me too. ... (4 replies)
... taxol. Any help would be greatly appreciated. ... (0 replies)
... I never had a colostomy. After the surgery everything poured out when it wanted to. Then we tried bulking me up. Used several medications. Then things were getting a heck of a lot better with the medications and diet. The support court hearing did not affect my health because it was all new to me and I had a lawyer who did everything. What a wonderful guy!!! But 3 months... (8 replies)
... Corky, your ex is scum. Is there anything your attorney can do to stop all this? A restraining order? I've never been divorced so I don't have much to offer on that front. I'm not sure why you reversed your colostomy? I swim, work, travel -- I do as much now as ever. Consider your quality of life, too. I don't know your situation and I'm really not judging. This is... (8 replies)
... When I read your post, I felt so angry for the way your ex, his attorney and whoever else is treating you this way. You need to be as stress-free as possible so you can heal. Just having to put up with their abuse is stressful enough to give you diarrhea, and with an operation like yours, I can see why you are having to stay close to a bathroom. I have a very dear... (8 replies)
... I am absolutely appalled. After a 6 hour hearing, my ex husband (married 1980) was ordered to pay Child and Spousal Support and medical as I have had breast and rectal cancer that left me in bad shape. I am still in diapers and having a rough time. 16 months after the hearing his attorney contacts me that I have to give up my Support or they need to sell my house. Then they... (8 replies)
... My Mother had a colostomy and due to surgeon not making a good lip on the stoma it was almost impossible to find a bag that would stay on without leaking. ... (6 replies)

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