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... Does any of this sound normal to anyone who has had a colostomy reversed? ... (2 replies)
... he had no severe pain at all and didn't even take any pain medicine after he left the hospital. He was only in the hospital two days. ... (2 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)

... 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)
... ached to a small part of the rectum they saved for the attachment. I also had a ileostomy put in at that time. I then had chemo and just three weeks ago had my take down done. I am having frequent bm's but not runny. very normal in texture but because I have no rectum for storage, I go a little at a time but many times. ... (0 replies)
... easily disrupted. Since I had a reconnection my stools have been very urgent and unpredicatable and varying from very loose to semi firm. I am told it could take months to settle down again if in fact it does. ... (4 replies)
Colostomy diet?
Jul 26, 2006
... There is no special colostomy diet. ... (3 replies)
... As for the colostomy bag, it will only be a temporary measure if in fact you need one at all. ... (7 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)
... I'm sorry... I misunderstood your predicament. Often the wound goes down and then opens up into this crater. She is right, you need it to heal from within out. ... (46 replies)
... Once my incision healed over it was not long before I no longer had pain there but it did take a very long time before I had much strength in my abdomen muscles and I could definatly feel when I was stressing those muscles. ... (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)
... 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)
... Hey JJ, Glad You saw my message and also to hear back that you are going to take Mom's advice. As for your questions, here goes.... Mom was also a smoker for forty years. ... (8 replies)
Why Me
Sep 21, 2008
... Hi anprdp Many thanks for your reply, I wrote the post thinking, nobody is really interested in someone moaning his misfortune but having been persuaded to at least,see what other people are thinking and saying on this subject, and what happens, I get two great supporting posts, and it has really opened my eyes as to how others have handled their illnesses and in... (7 replies)
Why Me
Sep 19, 2008
... ace is that you are lucky. You are lucky it has been caught and that you have a genuine chance of beating this thing. I had a friend who was 21 when he had his colostomy bag in place. ... (7 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)




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