I have just registered on this site, so I am new. Just a little background information, I have had Scleroderma since 2007, but have had a lot of trouble with my bowels for nearly 2 and half years. I have been seeing a Gastroenterologist for three years, and not had much help with him. During this time, i have been going to the toilet anywhere between every 4 to 9 days, multiple times, with severe cramping, nausea, heaving to empty my bowels. Also, with diahrrhea, and constipation. I have had the usual Gastroscopy/Colonoscopy, all is ok there, I have been told by my gastro doctor, there is nothing that can be done, just put up with it.
I have basically forced my gastro doctor, to write me a referral to see a general surgeon, about possible having an ileostomy. I found out that I could possible have an ileostomy through a friend.
I have recently had a Colonic Transit Test for Constipation, and the results were , I have Colonic Inertia. I am not due to see my general surgeon until next month, so I am not sure, whether I would qualify for an ostomy.
I am not sure whether I can post more extensively about my transit results, if the moderators say I can, then I will.
I am basically asking anyone, what they think what kind of Ostomy I could possible have, and some advice.