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Urostomy 2000
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Date Joined Nov 2009
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   Posted 11/10/2009 8:15 PM (GMT -6)   
I have had my Urostomy since 2000, the past several years I have notice I have a hernia in that area,  It has gotten larger, size of a grapefruite  now,  Has anyone else experienced this, and if so what advice would you have for me?  Dr, says to leave it alone, until it starts to bother me,   its just so large, and clothes dont fit me,  Would appreciate any adivce  thank you

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Date Joined Feb 2005
Total Posts : 421
   Posted 11/10/2009 8:55 PM (GMT -6)   
In my experience, if you want anything done...complain, LOUDLY. The squeaky wheel gets the oil right? Tell him it is bothering you and interfering with daily living.
RX Crohn's 1999, over 30 surgeries, 3 strokes, still kickin!!
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