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I was given a colostomy on April 2018 due to a mistake in the OR. I was to have an overnight stay for a hernia repair and my bowl was nicked. So after 5 days of high fevers a CT was done and it showed that by stomach was filled up with blood and stool. (NOT GOOD). Emergency surgery was done, ta-da colostomy and wound the size of the grand canyon. So I am joining this site because I was very scared when I found a small amount stool and liquid at the rectum last night. My doctor did tell me this could happen, but not this long after the surgery. And just recently I have felt the very urgent need to have a bowl movement. So getting on this site has made me feel so much better. I thank you all. There is hope I can have this reversed possibly September or October. The wound has all but healed except a small hole. Just so tired of it all. I feel for anyone who has to deal with for life. But as I have been told as I am sure you have. We are still here.
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