• Welcome to Crohn's Forum, a support group for people with all forms of IBD. While this community is not a substitute for doctor's advice and we cannot treat or diagnose, we find being able to communicate with others who have IBD is invaluable as we navigate our struggles and celebrate our successes. We invite you to join us.

Recent content by vickith

  1. V

    Ileostomy and Exercise

    HI I have a new ileostomy (Aug. 8) and I'm looking for advice/tips/feedback from any active people who also have an ileostomy. Do you have a preferred pouch/flange system that works well for sports/exercising? Any advice for managing sweat/moisture under your pouch? Any information you think...
  2. V

    Sports and Ileostomy

    HI Thought I'd just ask a general question - for anyone who is active (yoga, running, cycling, gym work-outs, ball sports, etc...): - what do you do to wick sweat from between your pouch/skin? - do you have a preferred pouch/flange? - any general advice? Thanks for any information you can...
  3. V

    Best Pouch/Flange for Sports - Cycling

    HI! I'm new here. I had my ileostomy surgery on August 8. This is my first of two surgeries - eventually I'll get my rectum removed. I have a question about pouches/flanges that active people use. I'm very active and spend a lot of time riding and racing my bicycle. Does anyone have any...