My stoma went from being about 1.5inches right after surgery to about 7/8 of an inch. It looks like a tiny red finger that sticks out, lol.
Sometimes it will pull in right to my skin. As long as it is red and moist I wouldn't worry about it. It is your intestine and it is supposed to change shape.
21 y/o male livin' in Georgia. Diagnosed with Left-Sided Colitis in 2002; re-diagnosed with Pancolitis in Nov. 2009.
June 2010 I beat UC by having surgery.
Drugs tried: Just about every 5ASA medicine, enemas, prednisone, turmeric, fish oil, Remicade, psyllium seed powder, Metamucil.
Unable to take 6MP.
Temp Ileostomy and colon removal surgery - 6/2/2010
Readmitted back to hospital because of blockage (my fault cause I ate Steak n Shake 3 days after being released from surgery) - 6/10/2010
Takedown surgery - 8/?/2010