• Chances of coming out without a colostomy bag perm or temp

    Asked by riverratttt47w on Wednesday, October 30, 2013

    Chances of coming out without a colostomy bag perm or temp

    I am suppose to be having a lot done and have to say I wonder about my quality of life afterwards. would I be better off taking it and just letting god take care of it as I do have some good days and the bad I can handle and life is awesome right now with my family and grandkids and afraid of losing that special bound we have and share.

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    • cam32505's Avatar

      My brother-in-law had a colostomy bag for 6 months (not cancer), and he had it reversed. I know it sounds embarassing, but I think you can do most things with the bag.

      over 5 years ago
    • DaveWaz's Avatar


      Thank you for sharing your question - hope all is well. I want to direct you to a place on our site that you may find helpful. Below is a link that will lead you to all experiences from WhatNexters on a colostomy.


      Best of luck,

      over 5 years ago
    • carm's Avatar

      A colostomy can be internalized if need be and is often done once the determination is made that it remain permanent. I am attaching a link for you to peruse. I hope this can help answer your question and bring a sence of peace of mind back to your center. Best of luck to you, Carm RN.


      over 5 years ago

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