Virgie’s Story

Hi friends! I am a 62 year old female. I have had my ileostomy since I was 18 due to severe ulcerative colitis. I have had many ups and downs through the years, but I am happy to say no problems with my Ostomy! I have had to change appliances and wafers over the years…

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Ashley’s Story

I started having symptoms when I was 17. Then I was diagnosed with Crohn’s when I was 18. I tried every medication out there and tried so hard to live a life. It got so bad and so hard, and when I was 25 I had my entire large intestines removed and have had my…

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Brendan’s Story

In December 2012, I had major cancer surgery for colorectal cancer. I was given a temporary ileostomy for a 4 month period. In April this was removed and I was placed back in so-called normal bowel operational mode and the pouch removed. It was then my real nightmare began. I was very fortunate that I…

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Ava’s Story

After suffering from Crohn’s Disease for 15 years, I had to have a complete colon and rectum removal in order to both save my life, and restore quality to my life. A fellow ostomate shared her thoughts about Na’Scent, and after one use I knew it was something I couldn’t be without. I’ve tried other…

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Rachaél’s Story

I had emergency surgery on 10/8/21 due to a ruptured colon. The worst pain I’ve ever felt in my life. This was my 22nd surgery in 12 years. I woke up to find I had a new addition to my body- a colostomy bag. While spending 5 weeks recovering in the hospital, I joined an…

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Talia’s Story

I was misdiagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis back in 2008 before having several surgeries to remove my colon and create my j-pouch. After a few more surgeries I was finally properly diagnosed with a very severe case of Crohn’s Disease and have been having major abdominal surgeries about once a year ever since. I’ve had issues…

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Franco’s Story

My story started in May 2012 when my family Dr. retired and my wife found a new Dr. We had a visit with her and because my son was getting married that week in the USA, we asked if we could postpone the visit. After the wedding, we went to see her and she ordered…

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Lynette’s Story

My story begins at birth. I was born with a genetic disease called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. Sadly, this disease is missed and you are just a medical mystery. At 8 years old I began having horrible constipation and stomach pain. We were told to just eat more fiber, nothing worked. I was always seriously underweight…

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Michael’s Story

I suffered from severe UC from my very first flare at 22. My first GI doctor told me within my first month that I had a bad case and would need surgery eventually. That obviously frightened me. Years of hopping from one med to another trying to find something that works and changing doctors as…

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Linda’s Story

Hi, my name is Linda. It’s tough to try and briefly say how NaScent has affected and contributed to my 50 years living with my ostomy. Back in the 90’s NaScent was just a seed planted in hopes of helping ostomates live and deal with the daily struggles that come with their new lifestyle. After…

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