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Before colonostomy bag was put on me, barium enema test was 2 painful. After it was put on, dr. Said "be won't hurt now" because of operation. True?
Having blood cots & blood in toilet.had colonostomy 2012 same problem. Neg.4 cancer.on Nyastatin predisone can't eat cuz new dentures. Could be meds?
What to do. Bloody clots stool. Past hemorrhoidectomy yrs pst. On meds. New dentures can't eat. On nystatin thrush. Colonostomy 2012 c earlier quest.
Colonoscopy needed: Although recurrent hemorrhoids may be the cause, it would be best to undergo a colonoscopy to visualize directly what is going on in your colon. Blood may be manifestation of benign hemorrhoids or polyps, but may also indicate a malignancy might be present. You need to have your colon examined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ABDOMINAL OPENING: The second part of the colon, which runs from the right upper quadrant to the left upper quadrant is appropriately named the transverse colon. If this part of the colon is brought up to the surface of the abdominal wall, as a stoma, it is a transverse colostomy. I hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Ask your caregiver about how often to change your colostomy pouch. The amount of time that you should leave your pouch on your abdomen depends on many things. The type of pouch you wear affects the amount of time you can wear a pouch. The kind and amount of stool you have also affects how long the pouch stays on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on disease: In order to give you an adequate response, i need to know what your diagnosis is. I am going to assume it is a colorectal malignancy. A colostomy is performed when it is necessary to bypass or remove the distal colon, rectum, or anus, and it is not advisable or not possible to maintain integrity of the bowel. The ostomy is permanent if the distal rectum or anorectal sphincter is removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer