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2 Colostomy Bags
Oct 1, 2011
... Does anybody have 2 colostomy bags? ... (3 replies)
... of incontinence and recurrent diarrhea for years and after several sphinteroplasty repairs that have failed. My doctor has discussed with me options including a permanent colostomy. I was wondering if there are people who have had a permanent or even temporary colostomy and continued to remain employed....if so what type of jobs? ... (2 replies)
... ey will ask you questions about your stoma, like how far it sticks out, and other things.....you will have to learn by trial and error. I have to admit that a colostomy is not what I envisioned for my life, my colostomy is permanent, but it is an inconvenience but I am alive because of the technology. ... (7 replies)

... Hi everyone. I am so glad I found this site. I hope I can help someone and perhaps someone can help me too. I had a permanent colostomy on 10/29/08. All went well however I developed an infection one week to the day that I was released and had to go back for a 2nd surgery (a cleaning out in the rear). Again all went well however when they sent me home the 2nd time they... (4 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)
... Hello This is the first time I have ever tried this form of communication. Married to a gorgeous man for 24 years.Last year hubby and I went through the trauma of a rectal discetion and permanant colostomy. Hubby went through the worst, and I faded away with the loss of 28 kilos. so as you can gather we are very close. which is why i am writing.we have a very strong... (6 replies)
... As someone with a permanent colostomy I have gotten the best help from my local ostomy support group and internet groups. ... (3 replies)
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... had laparoscopic surgery to remove a tumour in his colon. He now has a permanent stoma and is trying to adjust to wearing a colostomy bag. He is finding the adjustment quite difficult to deal with at times but hopefully this is just a matter of time. ... (3 replies)
Colostomy and Bags
Aug 12, 2006
... Hi Nonac: You are NOT entirely correct... an ILEOSTOMY tends to be temporary, but in some people CAN be permanent, as can a COLOSTOMY. If you are having surgery on your colon, in MANY INSTANCES they are able to give you a temp ileostomy or colostomy, which means they can reverse it and reconnect continuity which allows feces to pass all the way through the colon, and... (3 replies)
... I know you two come to mind with permanent colostomies. Ileostomies are different because they NEED to be high and protrude quite a bit. ... (46 replies)
Recovery Time?
Jul 8, 2005
... Sorry I haven'y seen these posts regarding pouch issues. Maybe a new thread should be started?? Anyways I have experience with both ileostomy (6 months) and colostomy (permanent since Nov.03). I have tried almost every product on the market and the two I can't live without are Nexcare No Sting Liquid Bandage and Eakin seals. The Nexcare is a skin barrier spray that is put on... (302 replies)
... Having a permanent c'lostomy myself I can easily see that it would be a darn sight better than living in pain and worry about finding a bathroom fast. ... (8 replies)
... My case is different , I have a permanent colostomy. I could feel the scar tissue under the skin at the site of the stoma for a good six months. ... (3 replies)
... issapate in the hope that her problems will go as the scar heals. It is a wait and see situation, here's hoping her the best outcome. Worst case, she will need a permanent colostomy. ... (3 replies)
... e with a colostomy. We have many questions concerning these things and I have found that the answers are better when received from someone that is living with a colostomy themselves. Before I ask any questions I would like to first say that all of you have already helped us accept that this is not the end of the world for us. ... (6 replies)
... et with the surgeon today. The surgeon told him that because the tumor was so low in the rectum he would have to take the whole thing out, leaving my dad with a permanent colostomy. ... (6 replies)
... Yes the colostomy bag is permanent. Its just a major lifestyle change. My Landlord has one since Dec. and he swears by it. I just Don't quite see it that way. ... (7 replies)
... Hi I am a 40 year old who was diagnosed last month of Stage 1 Rectal cancer. The tumor was about 1.3cm and very close to the sphincter. The tests showed it was a T1, N0, M0 and I underwent went a Transanal excision last week. Unfortunately, the surgical pathology report showed some invasion in the lymph glands and it is now considered a T2. (not sure about lymph nodes ... (0 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)


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