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... 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)
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)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I had no radiation or chemo. I have a permanent colostomy. It was tough, for sure, but here I am and it is 32 years later. So, for me, it was curable and I went on to live a good life and got married, etc. ... (5 replies)
... s previously. The radiation not only caused the rectal cancer but it damaged my lower colon enough that it couldn't heal properly after the surgery. I now have a permanent colostomy. This treatment does long term damage! ... (5 replies)
... 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. ... (7 replies)
... Because of the radiation damage to my colon it didn't want to heal properly after surgery and I was left with a permanent colostomy. I'm just waiting now for something else to show up! ... (7 replies)
Newbie here
Feb 20, 2009
... I know I will end up with a permanent colostomy. Not at all happy about that but there's nothing I can do about it. ... (4 replies)
... l, 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. The surgeon said they had taken about 20 biopsy's and all came back negative. ... (4 replies)
... I had my rectum removed, my anus sewn shut, and a permanent colostomy installed. ... (1 replies)
... ey will ask you questions about your stoma, like how far it sticks out, and other 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)
Surgery tomorrow
Jan 5, 2009
... You may want to get a second opinion. A permanent colostomy bag is the last thing you'd want unless it's the only way. Also be cautious if they say you might need radiation. ... (10 replies)

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