Colostomy - pjs62

Procedure or Surgery Associated with Anal Cancer. Posted on September 9, 2012 View this journey (9 Experiences)

My doctor did the APR surgery (remove anus, rectum, & 1/2 colon). I now have a permanent ostomy. It was a very hard time in the hospital adjusting & then got an infection so 5 days turned into 8....with a home nurse waiting when I got out.

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

Read more Anal Cancer experiences about Colostomy .

Read and answer Anal Cancer questions.