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I Have An Ileostomy

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    My Experiance Of Having An Ileostomy (part 1)

    I was told I needed to have my colon removed and an ileostomy after a routine colonoscopy due to ulcerated colitis showed four worrying lumps that biopsies showed contained mutated cells.  The worst lump I was told wasn’t cancerous, but was much further along the scale than...
    jay8181 jay8181 31-35, M Feb 13, 2012

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    My Experiance Of Having An Ileostomy (part 2)

    I remembered briefly being in recovery after the operation don’t think I was in pain at this point but I felt very woosey and uncomfortable. I then remember being back on the ward, my fiancée was sat next to me, my first sensation was that my mouth was very very dry.  My...
    jay8181 jay8181 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 13, 2012

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