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For past six months any time I'm fever ish. When go for self medications just the way I do in the past. I always end up in hospital wit stoma pain?

For past six months any time I'm fever ish. When go for self medications just the way I do in the past. I always end up in hospital wit stoma pain?

Side effects of too: Much medicine, I do not know what you are taking or how much but too much of an NSAID or aspirin is well known to cause stomach upset or even ulcers. Ask more specific questions next time and we will be able to hhelp you better! ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Stoma (Definition)

A stoma is a surgically created hole that creates a connection between the digestive tract and the skin so that liquid food can be put into the stomach, or liquid waste ...Read more


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How would I clean my stoma?

How would I clean my stoma?

Gently: With warm water and a mild soap if necessary. No further cleaning is necessary. I use a soft piece of gauze to do the cleaning when needed. ...Read more

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Are stoma reversals always successful?

Are stoma reversals always successful?

Not always: The success of a stoma reversal depends on many factors including the original reason for the stoma, the overall condition of the patient and the amount of bowel remaining. Often a temporary stoma is constructed for diverticulitis. In this situation, reversal is often successful assuming a healthy remaining rectum. Each case should be looked at individually for the pros and cons of reversal. ...Read more

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Hi... I am producing too much lubricant and I was wondering is there anything that could help me?

Hi... I am producing too much lubricant and I was wondering is there anything that could help me?

This is normal.: You are normal. Their is no medications to stop producing fluids in your vagina. Go see your doctor for a check up. Your first pap is due at age 21, but they may be able to reassure you. ...Read more

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Stoma itching all the time. Why?

Stoma itching all the time. Why?

Many possibilities: What does it look like? Is skin red or chaffed. Any bumps. How long have you had stoma. A lot of possibilities ...Read more

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Could I use vaseline as a lubricant?

Could I use vaseline as a lubricant?

Yes: Vasoline is a good lubricant. Many people prefer water soluble lubricants rather than vasoline based as they [water based] are less greasy and clean up much more easily. ...Read more

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Does using lubricant inhibit conception?

Does using lubricant inhibit conception?

Yes: The best lubricant is olive or mineral oil. Water based lubricants can be a problem. Use them sparingly. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to personal lubricant?

Can you be allergic to personal lubricant?

Possible: One can develop an irritant or contact dermatatis to anything that is placed on the skin or mucous membranes. ...Read more

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What should healing stoma tissues look like?

What should healing stoma tissues look like?

Red/pink and shiny!: Ostomies are when the bowel/bladder are brought to the skin, and they should look like your normal insides, reddish pink and shiny. Sores or ulcers, dark colors, black and yellow spots are concerning and should be evaluated by someone experienced in looking at them like an ostomy nurse or your surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the best lubricant to use on a sunburn?

What is the best lubricant to use on a sunburn?

Post sunburn product: There are many commercial products for managing sunburns, many containing aloe. Look for them. ...Read more

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What should I wear to cover the ileostomy stoma?

A cover that fits: There a wide variety of different ostomy covers available. Most importantly get one that fits well. Other consideration could be appearance and material (that may reduce noises). ...Read more

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I'm 53 and I have to use lubricant during sex why?

I'm 53 and I have to use lubricant during sex why?

Menopause?: Vaginal dryness and poor lubrication are common symptoms of the hormonal changes of menopause. You should see your gyn and have some testing done. If you are menopausal, hormone therapy will correct these symptoms. ...Read more

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My stoma is a surgical and is is big what can I do.?

See colorectal MD: Without seeing it, it is hard to know if this is a parastomal hernia or stomal prolapse. Parastomal hernia is the most frequent complication following the construction of a colostomy or an ileostomy and is a type of incisional hernia. A prolapse of the stoma occurs when the bowel protrudes through the stomal opening in the skin to a greater extent than was anticipated. See a colorectal surgeon ...Read more

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Is it possible for a person to be allegric to lubricant?

Yes: It all depends on the ingredients in the lubricant. ...Read more

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Can I use the lubricant they use in a medical office for sex?

Can I use the lubricant they use in a medical office for sex?

Yes: It is sterile, not irritating to mucosal surfaces and non-toxic. It is water soluble and I doubt it would effect the integrity of a latex condom, ...Read more

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Why can't you use Vaseline as a lubricant for any kind of sex?

Why can't you use Vaseline as a lubricant for any kind of sex?

Vaseline and latex: Water based lubricants are better for sexual activity. Furthermore, Vaseline cannot be used as a lubricant for intercourse when latex condoms are used. The petroleum products in Vaseline can degrade the latex leading to condom failure and unintended pregnancy/disease transmission. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm having an operation to have a stoma?

Be sure you: Have had a pre-op appointment with an ostomy nurse for education and stoma site marking. Bad placement of a stoma can make your life after surgery very troublesome. Request a visit pre-op with an ostomy nurse ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me is it painful to have an operation for a stoma?

Can be: No operation on ones abdomen is painless, however, pain is subjective from one patient to the next. The type of surgery, the skill of your surgeon, and the type of post operative pain management provided by your surgeon can make most surgeries tolerable to most people. ...Read more

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What does it mean if there is defunctioning stoma of the ileostomy?

Double stoma: One remains connected to forward intestinal flow- functioning. The other stoma is to empty distal bowel segment=de functioned ...Read more

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I am having an operation to have a stoma removed. What can you tell me about this?

THis question: Should be asked by you to your surgeon before you sign any consents. There is too much to go into here, depending on what kind of stoma, indications and type of surgery. Ask your surgeon and ask as many questions as necessary to feel comfortable proceeding with the surgery. ...Read more

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Is albolene a safe lubricant for toys?

Is albolene a safe lubricant for toys?

No: It looks like albolene is a moisturizer/cleanser. You should use appropriate "personal" lubricants for toys or sex. For most toys (especially silicone ones), a water based lube is recommended. A silicone based lube may also cause damage to condoms (not a good thing!). A good water based lube is slippery stuff which can be found on-line. ...Read more

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What is the best lubricant that is for intercourse?

What is the best lubricant that is for intercourse?

Astroglide: Or replens vag moisterizer but there are many so u need to see which one works best for you, u may also be a candidate for vaginal estrogen, so see your gyn. ...Read more

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Can a person be allegric to lubricant on the condoms?

Can a person be allegric to lubricant on the condoms?

Maybe: If you're getting hives or blisters, it may be a latex sensitivity. Try a synthetic condom and see how it goes. ...Read more

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My stoma is big what can I do?

More info: What you mean by your stomas big is it a surgical stoma what is it of the intestines or bladder or trachea. Or are you referring to a body opening that is natural ...Read more