• GivingCare
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    11 months ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    After initial diagnosis in 2013, my husband had his rectal tumor removed along with about a foot of bowel. He had an ileostomy for a...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Lynn34608
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 1 year ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had colon removed September 2017. Need hydration 3 to 4 times a week.

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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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    • Zack30215
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 1 year ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    For treatment I had an LAR with coloanastomosis, temporary iliostomy and hystermectomy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • inaJAR
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    over 2 years ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Very painful. Worse than the first ileostomy and colon resection combined. Very slow recovery due to five week hospitalization an...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • In512
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 2 years ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was operated in november 2016 (one month after diagnose), laparoscopic operation, with removal of 25 cm of colon (tumor was at the r...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • jskbkk
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    about 3 years ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery to remove my rectum and ileostomy to allow that part to heal. I had a reversal only 3 weeks afterwards. Now it has bee...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 3 years ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The ileostomy was created after the tumor was removed from my colon/rectum in May 2016. Some days were better than others, but I es...

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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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    • Samswr74
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 3 years ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I don't even know where to begin. Got ileostomy with colon surgery. Reversed after liver bisection, but because abscess acted up aga...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • kymberd
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    His platelets dropped on day 3 of take down.....downhill from there. Dwayne had a rough road for 3 months with wound vacs, weakness,...

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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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    • kymberd
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was a nightmare. The bags would not stay on if Dwayne moved. They had to create a bridge to even get a bag on. Dwayne had 6 wee...

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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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    • Sham4125
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 3 years ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My procedure will be reversed after I am done with my second round of chemo.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • deborahd
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 3 years ago
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    Ileostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    It was surgery...ileostomy ,surgery, chemo and then a twisted bowel ,2 hernias...finally was feeling somewhat normal for 2 years and...

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