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How long can you live with a colostomy

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Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

I am scheduled for a Hartmann Colostomy reversal on July22, 2014. What is a normal hospital stay? What can I expect after the surgery? How long can I expect to be off work? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Poorna Chandra K.S MD

Hi am a colostomy patient. I cannot pass stool regularly. I can pass stool only if I take medicine. But I dont want to use medicines. Kindly suggest that how can my health condition be cured. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Poorna Chandra K.S ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. Anand Sinha MD

My son has got imperforated anus and have undergone colostomy procudure. Now we want to close the colostomy. Please let us know what are the complications int he colostomy closure? How can we... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anand Sinha ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Noble Zachariah MD

last night I had hummas with red roasted peppers today I noticed red pieces in stool and outside can this be from red peppers 3 yrs ago I had colonostomy amd all was fine I am 64 yr old female I also sufer from anxity I am... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Noble Zachariah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Shoaib Khan MD

Mom who is 85 has a colostomy and dementia . At this point she is having a problem taking care of it as she takes off her back every few minutes to empty it and rinses it. She is not only creating a mess ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shoaib Khan ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. T Chandrakant MD

Hi I am 61 female and cannot find Help in my area with my colostomy .I had Surgery in January have ...,about the size of a pencil eraser. I live in York pa thank for any help you can provide .Alma ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Chibitam Obia MD

Hi , I am 31 year old male weight 56 kg, I gone through colostomy surgery due to my intestine ... good response and able to go for reverse the colostomy. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chibitam Obia ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

I m 87, have long-since been unable to attain an erection, think I recall I had prostate removed, twice removed cancerous portions of colon, ending up with a Colostomy ( which I handle well ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Vipul Agrawal MD

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? my wife got operated colostomy ,10years before,she gets problems sometime,how can she live a healthy life? and am a fitness pro. which kind of exercise ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vipul Agrawal ( Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

My mom had a colostomy reversal 2 weeks ago, and she is still incontinent with her BMs. She had the colostomy for almost 3 months following diverticulitis that perforated her bowel. How long can... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)

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