STOMA SWOLLEN ALL THE TIME???

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damagedgoods41
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Date Joined Sep 2009
Total Posts : 377
   Posted 9/27/2009 8:05 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi can anyone give me some advise regarding my stoma being constantly swollen? it look's like it did when i first had it done. any advise would be appreciated. thankyou. rose-bud40
diagnosed with C in 2001.
colorectal anastamosis 2001.
surgery went horribly wrong,swab left inside,emergency surgery 2001.
total colectomy & ileostomy 2001.
surgical complication's-abcess,more surgery 2001.
more complication's-stitches come apart inside and ended up having more surgery and blood transfusion. 2001.
infection at lap site,another abcess. 2001.
i spent 12mths in Cabrini Private Hospital in Melbourne.
THE ONLY MED'S I AM ON ARE AVANZA FOR CHRONIC DEPRESSION............


summerstorm
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Date Joined Aug 2006
Total Posts : 6571
   Posted 9/28/2009 10:48 AM (GMT -6)   
have you hit it or bumped it on something? Or maybe your wafer is cut too small and is hurting it?
UC for 8 years, before finally kicking its butt and having a permanent ileostomy April 17 2007! 
-I have gone to find myself, if i get back before i return, keep me here-


damagedgoods41
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Date Joined Sep 2009
Total Posts : 377
   Posted 9/29/2009 4:34 AM (GMT -6)   
hello summerstorm thankyou very much for ur reply. i have tried cutting the wafer a little bigger and that seems to have done the job!!! hopefully that's all it was. thx again. take care. also i'm glad you kicked the uc as it's a terrible thing to go through!! bye for now. rose-bud40..........................
diagnosed with C in 2001.
colorectal anastamosis 2001.
surgery went horribly wrong,swab left inside,emergency surgery 2001.
total colectomy & ileostomy 2001.
surgical complication's-abcess,more surgery 2001.
more complication's-stitches come apart inside and ended up having more surgery and blood transfusion. 2001.
infection at lap site,another abcess. 2001.
i spent 12mths in Cabrini Private Hospital in Melbourne.
THE ONLY MED'S I AM ON ARE AVANZA FOR CHRONIC DEPRESSION............


summerstorm
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Date Joined Aug 2006
Total Posts : 6571
   Posted 9/29/2009 11:22 AM (GMT -6)   
glad that helped!
UC for 8 years, before finally kicking its butt and having a permanent ileostomy April 17 2007! 
-I have gone to find myself, if i get back before i return, keep me here-

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