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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)
... 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)
... 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)

2 Colostomy Bags
Oct 1, 2011
... Does anybody have 2 colostomy bags? ... (3 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)
Recovery Time?
Jul 9, 2005
... this probably due to radiation I received 29 years previous when I had uterine cancer. So the decision was made to have the temp. ileo closed and the original permanent colostomy formed. ... (302 replies)
Recovery Time?
Oct 24, 2004
... aek at first i suggest that you get her some ensure she will need after she gets home the extra nutrition there are many food items they can no longer eat with a permanent colostomy.. ... (302 replies)
... Depending on the location of the tumours he will have either a temporary or permanent colostomy. If they are high enough especially if they do not involve the rectum, it will probably be temporary and will be reversed at a later date. ... (7 replies)
... Your dad's surgeon will know when the time is right for the permanent colostomy. ... (42 replies)
... 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. ... (23 replies)
... I didn't have FAP but I do have a permanent colostomy. ... (5 replies)
For Cancerdad
Sep 6, 2005
... and creation of a permanent colostomy. A permanent colostomy without proctectomy. Or lastly, removal of the entire rectum and colon and creating an ileostomy. ... (28 replies)
... ey will ask you questions about your stoma, like how far it sticks out, and other things.....you 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)
... BTW I was stage II rectal cancer near the anus. I have a permanent colostomy. So if the surgeons get to saying anything about a colostomy feel free to ask me for advice. ... (20 replies)
... Hi - I had full spectrum pelvic radiation in 1974 due to uterine cancer at age 22 and a complete hysterectomy. Since then I have had numerous issues which I was never warned about. I began having symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome which for me included excessive gas, diarrhea and general sporatic abdominal pain. I was able to manage these issues and they rarely interferred... (12 replies)


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