1. almost 6 years ago
    ritafaystageIV's Avatar

    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Having a clostomy takes a lot of getting used too. There are those things that happen that no one tells you about. Once you figure i...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. almost 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Last May 12

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • GolfGirl
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I've had my ups and downs with recovery from the initial surgery - it's been 3 months post-op and was getting used to my new set-up ...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. about 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I have been blessed not to have a lot of problems with my colostomy and i try to look at it as part of LIFE. I can't say its easy a...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. about 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a colostomy done in May 2012. Started treatment in June 2012. After 3 months of treatment they were able to do a resection of my...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • tinagleim
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    surgery 2011

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Paris2011
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Colostomy saved my life. It may have been a minor incovenience which I adjusted to my everyday life. It gave me a chance to heal and...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Memmie
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    about 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Perm but was to be temp to much damage done from fistula and previous chemo and radiation - very depressed over that life will never...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Johnadam
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    wasn't expecting none of this

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • lisaissa
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I went in for a colorectal resection with a colostomy. They also resected a portion of my liver where the cancer was. I had a few co...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • dhall
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    As submitted to other sections of What Next "I" went to the hospital knowing I was very sick but had "No" idea what was wrong or abo...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • szotomatic
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This surgery was supposed to be a minor recurrence, detected by a colonoscopy, removing approximately 8 inches of my descending colo...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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