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... earned how to walk again. He was strong enough to have his rectal tumor removal surgery in November 09. He was doing pretty well with the bag before he had the ileostomy reversal surgery in March '10. ... (0 replies)
... I agree my husband is to have his reversed. Not sure what to expect? Surgen never said what to expect. (20 replies)
... tomy. I really do not want the bag. They were able to save the rectum so I will not need any kind of sack built to help the cause. Is there anyone that has had a reversal in their 60's out there that could tell me what you went through or are going through now and do you feel you would still do it knowing all this. ... (20 replies)

... surgery bowel function. I don't know why they feel having an ostomy is a fate worse than death! Patients should be told of all possible complications and realities down the road. I would never trade my ostomy for some of the issues I've heard people suffer with after reversal. ... (20 replies)
... person's life!!! I agree with the poster who recommends having your surgeon foot the bill for getting things right when the time comes for you to go through the reversal again!!! It's the least he can do..... ... (20 replies)
... Ahh, Maz, I feel so bad for you to have these complications, and so close to Christmas too. By all means take the holiday season to gather strength and plan for what you want to do. That drain bag will get taken away soon so don't fret it too much. Don't over exert yourself in walking around but try and move about as much as possible without getting exhausted. This... (20 replies)
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Bugaboo update
Nov 3, 2003
... not alot of fun! Fortunately my cancer was very early, hadn't yet invaded the wall but was in not a great spot. Unfortunatly I have developed some complications which will not allow me to have the reversal. Therefore I'm scheduled for a colostomy at the end of the month. ... (8 replies)

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