Colostomy reversal question

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Spanky1
New Member


Date Joined Apr 2010
Total Posts : 6
   Posted 5/27/2010 3:53 PM (GMT -7)   
After a reversal of a colostomy, what happens to where the colostomy was?  Do the surgeons stitch it shut or leave it open and it closes on its own?  I have read of the former, but was told of the later.

nruth
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2006
Total Posts : 195
   Posted 5/27/2010 7:26 PM (GMT -7)   
In my case it was sewn together.

Equestrian Mom
Veteran Member


Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 3112
   Posted 5/28/2010 3:54 AM (GMT -7)   
It depends on your doc's preference.
Crohn’s dx 1989
some terrible years before my
Proctocolectomy in 2008

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Wednesday, January 18, 2017 11:31 AM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,756,119 posts in 303,326 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 152438 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Waysta.
424 Guest(s), 12 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Wdan, jboy145, PeteM, cb1234, Scaredy Cat, smlafleur, ChickNorris, ASAdvocate, pmm73, Mustard Seed, JackH, LMusings


Follow HealingWell.com on Facebook  Follow HealingWell.com on Twitter  Follow HealingWell.com on Pinterest
Advertisement
Advertisement

©1996-2017 HealingWell.com LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer