Help!!! It hurts to poop!

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dreamer06
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Date Joined Jun 2008
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   Posted 9/10/2009 5:52 PM (GMT -7)   
I have a colostomy and have only had it for three months but I get poop that hurts to come out and it will just sit in the opening and not come all the way out and I cant dig it out or anything and it hurts really bad. Is this normal? Any ideas on how to get rid of it?
Diagnosed with Crohns Oct. '07.  Have had 9 abcess/ fistula surgeries.  Colostomy 20 March 2009.
 
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andorable
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   Posted 9/10/2009 6:25 PM (GMT -7)   
I have an ileostomy so I cant help. But if it was me I would be calling the doc asap and see what he says. It sure doesnt sound right to me. Hope u get some relief soon. Keep us posted, take care

flchurchlady
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   Posted 9/12/2009 4:54 PM (GMT -7)   
I would try taking a stool softener to see if that helps and make sure you're drinking plenty of water.
Dx'd Crohn's in '99 at age 28. Proctocolectomy and ileostomy in '06.
Disease-free and medicine-free since surgery and very thankful to be healthy again.

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