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by Mrs E
Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Having a really hard time with ileostomy
Replies: 7
Views: 1095

Re: Having a really hard time with ileostomy

It takes time to get use to on top of dealing with surgery and cancer. My nurse recommended changing it every 4 days so on those days i would soak in the tub at night to help get the adhesive off. I would then lay in bed with a few old towels around it to let my skin air out for a few hours. I am su...
by Mrs E
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: FOLFOX
Replies: 7
Views: 1140

Re: FOLFOX

I kept a journal which was very helpful. My reactions and and how i was feeling energy wise followed a similiar pattern after each treatment so it was helpful in planning my kids and work schedules. My hair thinned but didnt all fall out so a layered haircut hid it, I had sensitivities to cold drink...
by Mrs E
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Temporary Ileostomy and Bowel Movements
Replies: 5
Views: 1045

Re: Temporary Ileostomy and Bowel Movements

Its normal. Prior to my reversal (had the ileostomy for 9 months) i would the feeling i had to go and my body would go thru the motions. Sometimes i would get poop sometimes mucous. The dr said it was probably “leftover” as the colon may not have been completely
by Mrs E
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Knicked ureter
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

Re: Knicked ureter

My ureter was nicked as well as an artery to my left leg. (My tumor was the size of a baseball the dr said - stage 3B) Not sure on the artery but I understand nicking the ureter especially in women is common. My surgeon called ina urologist who placed a stent in for about 6 weeks til it healed. No i...

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