Bernie’s Story

Hi, my name is Bernadette, I am 73 years old. I have had an ileostomy for about 8 years. If you have had an ileostomy or colostomy, it is an adjustment…it gets easier and your life will be ok. I swim, I travel, I work in my garden, I do everything I always did…..one exception…

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Dr. Dilshad’s Story

I am with permanent colostomy since 1995. During the past 25 years, I faced many health challenges like sub acute gut obstruction, post operative adhesions, peristomal hernia, itching around the stoma, bleeding at the rim of the stoma, anxiety and depression etc. All the problems gradually vanished with every passing day resulting into restoration of…

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Freya’s Story

I began having symptoms when I was in my last year of High School, but over the summer felt a lot better. However, when I began college, I was feeling worse than ever. Numerous trips to the bathroom during classes was playing havoc with my studies. I had a trip planned during intersession with friends…

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