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I Have a Colostomy

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    I Have A Colostomy

    I was dx 05/2009 with ov.cancer stg 1c. I had a hysterectomy (TAH/BSO) and a chemo.I had a reccurence 02/2010 with liver mets and ascites, I had a ip chemo 02-03/2010 and a pelvic exenteration 04/2010 ( Colostomy and bladder pouch.
    909Elke 909Elke 46-50, F 2 Responses May 22, 2011

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    My Colostomy

    Ten years ago I foundout I had colon rectal cancer. It was had to face at first. But with the help of my family I made it through the surgers and the idea of having a colostomy. I have a two wonderfu l girls who helped me and are still helping me. My husband of 23 years at the...
    grannydee45 grannydee45 66-70 2 Responses Dec 31, 2010

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    Colon Cancer

    Many difficulties. Had past history of mental illness about pooping. Lost my job, my mother, my kids, my dogs , and then almost my life. Now, I need/want to talk and no one is home.
    tamihat tamihat 51-55 1 Response May 12, 2012

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    Been using Hollister 2 piece

    for over a year with good results. Gotten samples of Coloplast Sensura Mio, tried them and loved them. I find they hold better than the Hollister, so got the ok from my insurance and I'm gonna be switching to the Coloplast.
    karinawheels karinawheels 26-30, F Apr 13

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    I'm T9 para (complete)

    and had a colostomy 2 yrs ago. I had tried everything for an effective bowel program. I was always sitting on the toilet for long periods of time and stillthey weren't completely empty. I had a colostomy 2 yrs ago and has made a world of difference.
    karinawheels karinawheels 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2014

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