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Hey there, a little bit about me, I'm 20 years old and was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis when I was 15 which made them take my entire large intestines out 2009 and had a ileostomy for two years. Then, this last November of 2013, I started having trouble again, turned out I had over 7 fistulas, two bowel strictures and my J pouch was inflamed and irritated.. This June of 2014, I had surgrey to my pouch out and the fistulas. And they put a permanent ileostomy. I'm so much better off with it. Right now, I'm dealing with my bladder. Haven't been able to pee on my own since my last surgery. So I have a Foley catheter.
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