GAH! Still no bowel movement! 48 hours later..

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Kaycie
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Date Joined Jan 2006
Total Posts : 449
   Posted 7/14/2009 10:08 PM (GMT -6)   
I posted a post a little ways down.. still no bowel movement...

It's been 48 hours.. no pain, I'm drinking miralax again, I'm STARTING to pass little hard nuggets...about 5 or 6. I hope that the other end is ok.. Everytime I put a wafer on, it's curling up around the stoma and looks like it's restricting the stoma from working. I'm going to change it again before bed...maybe it'll start working during the night.. of course I'm worried I'm going to overflow now..

Any suggestions?
Kaycie - Age: 26
Crohn's - Dx Nov 05
Failed Colozal. Failed Entocort. Failed Rowasa. Failed Steriods. Failed Steroid Enemas. Failed Remicade, Failed Clinical Trial ABT-874/Aisle 12, Failed Humira(severe reaction).
May 7th - Partial Colectomy - Sigmoid Rectal Ostomy - Partial Rectum left for possible re-connect later. Trying to get used to this new life with a bag.
IVF #1 (In-Vitro Fertilization) - Failed
IVF #2 - IVIg, Heparin, Baby Aspirin - TWIN GIRLS!!!
Reagan Dawn - 8/2/07 - Lived 1 hour 27 minutes due to Cloaca, NOT affiliated with my Crohn's
Addison Maria - 8/2/07 - 21 months old


Equestrian Mom
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 3115
   Posted 7/15/2009 4:37 AM (GMT -6)   
Do you use a moldable wafer? They will 'turtleneck' your stoma, but it WILL still work!!! Other types can do that too, just not to the same extent.

I hope you got some sleep last night!

Kaycie
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Date Joined Jan 2006
Total Posts : 449
   Posted 7/15/2009 1:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Yup, it's moldable, and I now remember the Convatec lady telling me it would turtleneck. My stoma (since Sunday) seems to be varying in size all of a sudden though...hmm... I'm sure this new wafer today will need changed tonight unless my stoma expands a bit.

Btw, I did start passing stool LAST NIGHT! Whew! Now, I am having some diarhea from the Miralax, but I guess that is better than the opposite...
Kaycie - Age: 26
Crohn's - Dx Nov 05
Failed Colozal. Failed Entocort. Failed Rowasa. Failed Steriods. Failed Steroid Enemas. Failed Remicade, Failed Clinical Trial ABT-874/Aisle 12, Failed Humira(severe reaction).
May 7th - Partial Colectomy - Sigmoid Rectal Ostomy - Partial Rectum left for possible re-connect later. Trying to get used to this new life with a bag.
IVF #1 (In-Vitro Fertilization) - Failed
IVF #2 - IVIg, Heparin, Baby Aspirin - TWIN GIRLS!!!
Reagan Dawn - 8/2/07 - Lived 1 hour 27 minutes due to Cloaca, NOT affiliated with my Crohn's
Addison Maria - 8/2/07 - 21 months old

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