• jearlesred
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    One week after my diagnosis, I was admitted into the hospital through the emergency room. I was experiencing vomiting, fevers, diarr...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    In order to have the colostomy my stomach had to be free of all fluids and not be distended. I spent 8 days with tubes coming out of...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    We were told they were going to remove the "bad" spot and all would be fine...hours and hours later surgeon came and said tests were...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Julie1216
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    April of 2011

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • aimo5465
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a diverting colostomy to ease pain and prepare for chemo and radiation

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • jpow
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Stromal ...
    over 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had the corolrectal surgery and they were able to get 85% of the tumors out...still have tumors in my colon and also my liver and ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  1. over 6 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery to remove the tumor on August 10. The surgery was more difficult than expected because the tumor was much larger than ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. almost 7 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    all the talk I heard prior to my surgery is that in a few months I would start feeling like my old self again, but I had to go on a ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. almost 7 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    after the surgery, and getting used to the colostomy bags, and having to have someone come and replace the holder made me feel very ...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Tala
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Colorect...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    And tumor removal

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Baja235
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Colostomy-stoma reversal. An infection occurred at the new surgical site and the former surgical site. Bile was leaking from the sto...

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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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    • MeggyinSF
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My husband had an APR (abdominoperineal resection) with permanent colostomy. He is currently recovering in the hospital.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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