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Hello all, I've had a j-pouch for 19 yrs full of escalating Crohn's disease and multiple surgeries. I'll be getting a permanent ileostomy, proctolectomy, and hysterectomy all at once in a few weeks. I'm hoping to learn all I can to be prepared and in a positive frame of mind going in to this.
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