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... Thank you for responding. I am nervous about this...of course I have heard horror stories ie: waking up in bed with poo everywhere etc. I am thankful that I have the 'option' although at this point I don't see it as an option since I am a prisoner of my house/bathroom/washing machine. I can try another colon-rectal surgery and 'again' hope for the best but each time they try... (2 replies)
... ir abdomen and lower back and wear a support belt. This is not much different than from anyone who has any type of abdominal surgery. The main problem would be a hernia around the stoma. After you have found which appliance and products work best for you there should never be any problems with the appliance "popping" off. ... (2 replies)
... I'm also going through the same as you right now with a hole that developed below my incision from my hernia operation in early August. ... (46 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)
... Hi Bnajem - I adapted quite quickly to having to wear an appliance. I had a temporary ileostomy for six months before having it changed to a permanent colostomy. I didn't have the opportunity to dive while I had the ileo but did spend a lot of time swimming as my doctor didn't want me to do anything too strenuous between surgeries. I found my appliance worked very well in... (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)
... I did seek a second opinion on the surgery, because the first surgeon I saw was a general surgeon and was going to cut out the rectum and attach a colostomy with no other options. ... (12 replies)
... I did seek a second opinion on the surgery, because the first surgeon I saw was a general surgeon and was going to cut out the rectum and attach a colostomy with no other options. ... (23 replies)
... temp. ileostomy for 6 months then a permanent colostomy. The hernia was at the closed site of the temp. ileo. ... (3 replies)
... not sure why but they tend to resolve themselves. I had a hernia repaired last summer when one of my ab incisions came apart and am hoping for no more surgeries! ... (83 replies)
... Lying down and getting up should be done slowly and deliberatly, treat this as you would someone recovering froma hernia operation. ... (17 replies)
For Cancerdad
Sep 16, 2005
... I had to lift my head to see what she was referring to! There really are many times I forget the ostomy is there! But I am now almost 2 years since I had the colostomy surgery. I've also progressed from wondering how my tummy looks in a swimsuit to how big my butt looks! Like JayDees, if you have any questions I'd love to help! ... (28 replies)
Recovery Time?
Jul 9, 2005
... obably due to radiation I received 29 years previous when I had uterine cancer. So the decision was made to have the temp. ileo closed and the original permanent colostomy formed. ... (302 replies)


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