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... Does any of this sound normal to anyone who has had a colostomy reversed? ... (2 replies)
... Severe inflammation and infection is not to be "expected" after surgery in my book!!! ... (2 replies)
... of her history with breast cancer, they removed it immediately and that's where her problems really began. The surgeon made a mistake which resulted in a second surgery and a temporary colostomy. The colostomy was reversed in January and she has had constant, dull, pain since. ... (3 replies)

... Hi tinamarie. sorry to hear your mum is having probs and in such pain. I have no experience of colostomy reversal however i do have experience of husband and mum having surgery last year. ... (2 replies)
... I recently had surgery for colorectal cancer and between the time of surgery to remove about 30cm of large bowel and the reconnecting of same I had an ileostomy bag. ... (4 replies)
... Sorry, some of us like to try to get away from the fact that we STILL suffer from problems related to cancer, and try to take a break from the whole "cancer thing." This is why it is VERY helpful for many to read previous posts, or search for what you are looking for. ... (9 replies)
... house a mess so what, car a mess so what, basement a disaster it can wait I'm allowing my body to run my life, but I take control after the treatments are all done.... then watch my speed. ... (46 replies)
... doubt whether most surgeons who perform ostomies understand how appliances work. Fortunately I got my "longer" stoma and have no problems with leaks, etc. It did take my stoma about 6 months to settle down to a consistant size. ... (46 replies)
... He said two of his patients that had the transanal excision surgery like my husband had come back over the last two months and their cancer had returned. One was after five years and the other after seven years. ... (5 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)
Why Me
Mar 4, 2009
... I'll be back, well here I am, minus one Rectum and plus one Colostomy bag which is permanent and so far we are getting on well together. But let me me start from where I left off. ... (7 replies)
... He had stomach pain, his weight had piled on few months prior to this, but he didn't appear to be eating any more than usual, but he was not active, so we put it down to that. He got a stricture from the original surgery which caused a blockage and he was taken back to theatre and a permanent colostomy bag was done. ... (4 replies)
... e pain began after the first few times in the bathroom. My entire g.i. system was beyond full this time and I was in the bathroom a whole lot. Once things calmed down and the bm's became a bit more solid, I was allowed to have liquid diet, then soft foods. Once I could keep down soft foods, I was released. ... (12 replies)
... e pain began after the first few times in the bathroom. My entire g.i. system was beyond full this time and I was in the bathroom a whole lot. Once things calmed down and the bm's became a bit more solid, I was allowed to have liquid diet, then soft foods. Once I could keep down soft foods, I was released. ... (23 replies)
... I am so glad to have found this board! I was diagnosed with low rectal cancer and have been told I will need a permanent colostomy which does not bother me. ... (8 replies)
... are showing "no detectible cancer in the liver" they are saying "fat tumors" He will get a pet scan in the next week or 2 to determine this. His blood levels are down to almost 0 from over 400. He is doing wonderfully. ... (2 replies)
... the skin was at it's weakest point, started to tear open...blood was coming out of his fistula...no causes can be found as to why this happened, as it's settled down again.... ... (3 replies)
... al. They found I had a tumor in my rectum, did a colonoscopy and LOTS of biopsies. All biopsies came back negative. After 10 days in the hospital and receiving a colostomy I went home to recuperate and surgery was scheduled to remove the tumor. Two days before I was scheduled to have the tumor removed, my leg started aching bad. ... (5 replies)
... All of your father's issues are very normal. If it's only a week since surgery you really can't expect too much. ... (3 replies)
... vered" my anus and rectum through that incision, while also doing a full belly incision to allow them to transect the colon and remove the tumor. Then they do a colostomy by bringing the colon out through the abdominal wall and close up the anus completely. ... (3 replies)




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