cosotomy leaks how to stop them

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   Posted 8/29/2010 8:25 PM (GMT -6)   
does anyone know how to stop the costomy bag from leaks cry

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   Posted 8/29/2010 8:35 PM (GMT -6)   
what kind of leaks are you having? and what are you using and what is your routine? that will help us troubleshoot
UC for 8 years, before finally kicking its butt and having a permanent ileostomy April 17 2007!
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   Posted 8/29/2010 11:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Need more info! What part of the appliance are they leaking from? Do they leak right away? Is your stoma retracted? Are you using Adapt paste or eakin seals?
33 years old, dx with Crohn's in 1998. Currently on :
Clofazimine 100mg daily,
Rifampin 600mg daily, and Clarithromycin 2 tabs daily
and Cipralex 10mg/day for anxiety.
Hydroxyzine, percocet, Ativan as needed.
5g pharmaceutical grade Omega 3's, 1000IU's Vitamin D3 daily
2 Perianal fistulas, and 1 more suspected. Crohn's only at end of colon, cecum. Remi, Asacol, Salofalk, Imuran, Humira did nada. Built immunity to long-term Cipro use, which also induced panic attacks.
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