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Please use the "search site" option at the top of the page to see the various posts... there has been a lot of talk about various peoples' surgeries and I am sure that you will find a lot of good information on this forum.
When is your surgery? And, if you don't mind me asking, why are you getting a colostomy?
Diagnosed with CD in 1979, many resections and meds
Perm Ileostomy July 1984 at Cleveland Clinic
Disease free since surgery