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  1. M

    Crohn's disease with new hernia

    This could be constipation as this is usually the case for me. Softeners usually do the trick. However, you might want to consult with your GI or surgeon to determine if this is a more serious issue.
  2. M

    Question for those who have colostomy bags

    You will be fine! Just make sure that the hospital sets you up to receive ostomy care with an ostomy nurse in your area post hospital discharge. I cannot tell you how important it is for you to be fitted with the correct supplies to prevent leaks and skin irritation. A hospital in your area...
  3. M

    Question for those who have colostomy bags

    Hi Joey. I believe that my surgeon told me that she removed my colon and muscles associated with the Colon which I assume are responsible for those sensations.
  4. M

    Question for those who have colostomy bags

    Hi Joey. I had my colon permanently removed due to Crohn's in 2009. Since then, I have no urges or pain associated with bowel movements. I wish you the best!