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Hi .just found this site and itís really so nice to hear that other people have gone through or going through an experience that I myself have been affected by. August 2016 I was rushed to hospital with severe stomach cramps . It was then discovered that I had diverticulitis, that had then progressed into peritonitis . I was rushed for emergency surgery and 1/3 of my bowel was removed and A Stoma site to allow my bowel to heal . I was then diagnosed with sepsis and remained in hospital for 6 weeks . I have since had my reversal done 6 months ago in July 2017 . I am very happy to say that this was successful and slowly my health has increased to almost back to normal .

I do however still suffer from numbness around my old Stoma site and my stomach below . I was wondering if anyone elise has suffered this and if they received treatment/advice .

I really wish I knew about this site when I was going through my surgeries as it can be a very scary thing and knowing that your not the only one going through this.

I would say that if I could offer any help or advice to anyone , please just ask as I do know how scary the process can be. But I will say that it is possible to get your life back on track with or without the Stoma . I truly never thought that . But Iím happy to say that indeed it can .

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