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    So I had my ileostomy done 5 weeks ago. I feel well enough to go out to the movies, but I really want popcorn. I know it could cause an obstruction, but if I chew it really well can I have it?
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    Scared to be pregnant

    Does anyone or did anyone have a fear of passing their disease to their child? I want to have a family, but I couldn't forgive myself if I passed down my illness to my kid and they go through the hell that I went through. What are the odds of it? How did you guys have a healthy pregnancy?
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    Stoma Reversal

    I had a ileostomy placed 5 weeks ago. We plan to reverse it in September. I remember after the surgery I was in a lot of pain, had trouble urinating, couldn't sleep, could barely walk, etc. Has anyone here had a reversal? Can you tell me your experience with it?
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    Anxiety and Depression

    So I have Crohn's disease. It's been ongoing for 7 years without remission. This year I've been in the hospital constantly since March. Staying 1-3 weeks at a time. I had a bad Crohn's flare which resulted in appendicitis and acute renal failure. In June I had an ileostomy placed. I was very...