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David Martin
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Date Joined Mar 2010
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   Posted 2/14/2011 9:55 AM (GMT -6)   
Soo it's been a few months idk a how many to be exact but, the stir where my stoma was it like filled but idk if that's how it will looks rest of my time. It's pinkish but feels fairly hard. How is everybody's elses?

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Date Joined Jul 2007
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   Posted 2/15/2011 6:33 PM (GMT -6)   
I had two stomas once (yeah, I'm such a lucky gal) and the other one was reversed in July 2009. The scar is barely visible now and the skin is soft. Yours will get that way over time. :-)
Dx'd Crohn's in '99 at age 28. Proctocolectomy and permanent ileostomy in '06.
Disease-free and medicine-free since surgery and very thankful to be healthy again.

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Date Joined Feb 2007
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   Posted 2/15/2011 7:57 PM (GMT -6)   
It's been about 2 years since my old one was closed and it still looks indented (real attractive :P), but it's soft now and skin colored.
29y. married with one beautiful daughter born 11/20/07
-2002 dx with severe pancolitis u/c; 12/19/08 had total colectomy; 12/25/08 emergency surgery due to abscess-had to redo ileostomy and switch to left side; 2/15/09 found blood clot in superior mesenteric vein (prob. from inf. and surgery inflammation)
Feeling Fabulous Now with my ileostomy!!!!!
Pregnant with second baby due 5/26/11
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