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Ostomy Tips and Tricks

Life after ostomy surgery can be challenging. Here are some tips and tricks for new ostomates who may be too shy to ask for help. There is a pretty steep learning curve for people who have had ostomy surgery—not only in dealing with the physical...

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What Is a Fistula Seton?

A fistula seton is a string-like material that's placed in a fistula to help it drain, prevent complications, and begin the healing process. A fistula seton is a special type of flexible material that’s surgically placed into a fistula. A...

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Crohn’s Disease Surgery: Overview

Surgery is commonly used to treat Crohn's disease. There are several different types of operations, including resection and ostomy procedures. Crohn’s disease, which is one form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), is sometimes treated with...

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Tips for Recovering From Abdominal Surgery

Abdominal surgery is common for people who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Use these tips for a safe and quicker recovery from surgery. Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is difficult on the body as well as on quality of life....

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Do Men Become Impotent After Ostomy Surgery?

It's a common belief that men become impotent after having ostomy surgery (either colostomy or ileostomy). Could that be true for men with IBD? One of the many concerns people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may have about abdominal...

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Resection Surgery for Crohn's Disease

During resection surgery for Crohn's disease, the diseased portion of the intestine is removed, and the two healthy ends are reattached. When medications aren't working effectively in managing the symptoms of Crohn's disease (a type of...

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What Foods Are OK to Eat After J-Pouch Surgery?

What is a regular diet for a person with a j-pouch? Find out which foods can cause diarrhea, skin irritation, and bowel obstructions. The j-pouch procedure (for which the technical name is ileal pouch anal anastomosis, or IPAA) is major surgery...

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How to Care for a New J-Pouch

How will you take care of your j-pouch after your takedown surgery? Learn about diet, activity level, diarrhea, and pain after a j-pouch connection. J-pouch surgery that is done to treat ulcerative colitis can bring a new lease on life. It also...

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Is Discharge From a Rectal Stump Normal?

If you have an ileostomy or colostomy, there may be some discharge from the rectum. Is this a normal side effect, and what can be done about leaks? Some people who have had surgery for their inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or for another...

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