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... My Mother also developed a hernia which was just above her stoma after it was put in place by emergency surgery in May of 2005. ... (1 replies)
... years after surgery. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you for responding. I am nervous about this...of course I have heard horror stories ie: waking up in bed with poo everywhere etc. I am thankful that I have the 'option' although at this point I don't see it as an option since I am a prisoner of my house/bathroom/washing machine. I can try another colon-rectal surgery and 'again' hope for the best but each time they try... (2 replies)

... ir abdomen and lower back and wear a support belt. This is not much different than from anyone who has any type of abdominal surgery. The main problem would be a hernia around the stoma. After you have found which appliance and products work best for you there should never be any problems with the appliance "popping" off. ... (2 replies)
Recovery Time?
Jul 9, 2005
... later I emerged with the temp. ileo as the surgeon thought there was a good chance it could be reversed as the cancer was very small and easily removed. Two days after I was sent home I had a blockage and ended up back in ER. ... (302 replies)
... Although the radiotherapy was extremely painful and burnt the skin, I have recovered and the cancer has gone. I am have trouble with my colostomy as I have a hernia on it. After MRI and CT scans the doctors have decided that I can have the colostomy reversed and am waiting for a date. ... (5 replies)
... Lying down and getting up should be done slowly and deliberatly, treat this as you would someone recovering froma hernia operation. ... (17 replies)
... oenterologist said they wanted to place the tube to get rid of any built up pressure to help me feel better, so I let them do it. However, nothing came out of it after 3 days and I begged them to remove it, as it is very uncomfortable. ... (12 replies)
... oenterologist said they wanted to place the tube to get rid of any built up pressure to help me feel better, so I let them do it. However, nothing came out of it after 3 days and I begged them to remove it, as it is very uncomfortable. ... (23 replies)


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