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Date Joined May 2004
Total Posts : 3
   Posted 7/3/2005 7:30 PM (GMT -6)   
I have A quetion does anyone have any sugestions on
how to heal a quarter size sore? Its under the flange so it
never has a chance to get air. Have had ostomy for 14 years and never a problom and now a sore .i dont want it to get any bigger. I hope you guys have some advise.
         Thanks,   Debbie confused

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Date Joined Feb 2003
Total Posts : 442
   Posted 7/4/2005 1:53 AM (GMT -6)   
Thats got to suck big time.
Get hold of your ET nurse, they will suggest what to use for it.
Sigmoid Colostomy / Crohns / Type 1 Diabetic / Ostioarthritus / Asthma / High Blood Pressure / High Colesterol / Migraines. Ain't life a joy?

* I think it may be time for a colorful metaphor*

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Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 992
   Posted 7/8/2005 9:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Have you ever tried the stuff called duraderm? I used that when I ripped a big crater under mine and it healed in a couple of days! I was amazed cause I was wondering how that was gonna heal under there. Good stuff.
Life isn't like a bowl of cherries, it's more like a jar of Jalapenos... What you do today, might burn your "butt" tomorrrow!

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