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Jan625
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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 115
   Posted 11/2/2008 3:30 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm home now from the hospital after having my stoma revised.  How long should it take my ileum to adapt again and start uptaking water, since I only lost about three inches off the end of it?

mom9mom
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Date Joined Sep 2008
Total Posts : 489
   Posted 11/3/2008 2:06 AM (GMT -6)   
I cant answer your question but wanted to say welcome home from the hospital and hope every thing go`s good for you.
Lost half of my small intestine.Ilieostomy for 5 months then reverst,Nerve damage to right leg,part of my right hip bone removed,Cronic pain,hernia,infection in my back called discites,and depression.Mother to 9 kids 7 boys 2 girls and 1 stepson.4 grandsons,9 grandaughters.4 of my grandkids I inherited from my twin sister who passed away 6 1/2 years ago from a blood clot after surgery.God has given me my life back after I almost lost it.Even though its a painful and sometimes hard road to walk I take it one step at a time and give thanks to god for every step I take.

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