Experiences with Colostomy experiences

  1. about 1 year ago
    TeresaHolley's Avatar

    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Who could ever adjust to this

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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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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 1 year ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was impacted and it was affecting my ability to pee. Emergency surgery scheduled for morning. I was scared.

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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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    • MelodyD
    • Experience with Anal Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I still have not adjusted emotionally to the ostomy, and have not been using the vaginal dilator, I also have Crohn's disease and a...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Accushla
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    over 1 year ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had my surgery March 24 2014. Waking up I had 3 lines running into me. A drain, an IV, catheter and of course my new colostomy. I al...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 2 years ago
    Suzantartisel's Avatar

    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My colostomy was unexpected but it's supposed to be temporary.

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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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  3. over 2 years ago
    christineNH's Avatar

    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port has been implanted for chemo and received 1 round. Bowel perforated and colostomy 2/2. Very emergency surgery.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • ww0808ww
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 2 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had an APR to remove my anus, rectum, and 12 abdominal lymph nodes. Received a permanent colostomy on 22 Nov. 2013.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • deb40_98
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Stage 4 colon cancer. Had surgery, then reconstruction of my new rear end. Spent 21 days in hospital, got MURSA which was a mass inf...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • lonestar
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 3 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was just on light-duty at home (10 lb. max) to lift. temporary status.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    1 Comment
    • kfarmer
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    While it isn't the worst thing I have had to deal with, it does impact your life to a degree and anyone who says it doesn't is full ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Giggy1965
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    about 3 years ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    After seeing my Radition Oncologist on Monday, we agreed it would be in my best interest to have a temporary Colostomy until cancer ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    1 Comment
  4. over 3 years ago
    Kimberlyanni's Avatar

    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Herniated and over time have additional hernia's.

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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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