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... 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)
... e ileo changed to a colostomy. I've heard so many stories about how reversals never seem to work right and the bowel never seems to function "normally" again. My colostomy by no means slows me down and some days I almost forget it's there. I can eat whatever I want and feel great! ... (23 replies)
... Does any of this sound normal to anyone who has had a colostomy reversed? ... (2 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)
... My bad will a colostomy be? ... (6 replies)
... Hi everyone. I am so glad I found this site. I hope I can help someone and perhaps someone can help me too. ... (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)
... Yes, a colostomy and proctectomy would be permanent. ... (23 replies)
... Is a colostomy the only surgery that will help you? ... (23 replies)
... Well, I have been holding out hope, patiently waiting for his return to tell me something new... should I go for the colostomy bag, did he investigate the injection of a steroid like I heard from a surgeon friend, or what, etc. ... (23 replies)
... Just thought I would share that my dad has had his colostomy bag fitted, its been a week now and he should be out of hospital in a couple of days. This really affected me about as much as the cancer. ... (8 replies)
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Jul 8, 2004
... My sister has stage 4. 2 years ago she had all bar 9 inches of her bowel removed and a colostomy pu in place, followed by 6 months of chemo. ... (4 replies)
... What did you do about it? My father has the exact same symptoms and we are back from the hospital today. The Oncologist and the Gastro-Enterologist are aware of this problem, but they say its nothing to worry. I would like to know what you have done ? Did you go to the doctor again? Regards Sarath (1 replies)
... My Father has Stage 4 colon cancer and a colostomy on the right side of his belly. ... (1 replies)
... m new here to your website. My husband, 54 years old just had a malignant tumor removed from his sigmoid colon area the size of an eggplant last Monday. Having a colostomy bag is not how he visioned his lifestyle, but so be it. I was wondering if we could share some ideas, secrets, hints on what brand, style, etc. ... (7 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)
... I had a 3 cm tumour in my rectum and now have a peramnent colostomy. The colostomy though, is a direct result of the location of the tumour, not its size. I have had no sign of a return of the cancer. ... (10 replies)
... hmmmm firstly West Coast............................"Having had a temporary loop ileo for 6 months followed by a permanent colostomy, believe me, I am so glad I was able to have the ileo changed to a colostomy. I've heard so many stories about how reversals never seem to work right and the bowel never seems to function "normally" again. "...... I didnt need to hear that !! ... (23 replies)

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