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Bobby B

In APR 2002 I had a totalcolectomy (age 38)received a temporary Ostomy due to UC spent 6 months healing Oct 2002 had a J-Pouch take down which is a 600cc pouch they made out of small intestine to replace colon. Worked great, back to work in 3 months. Deployed to Iraq (US Army) made it 8 months in country working in the worst conditions imagined. 2004 Diagnosed Cronic Pouch-itis w/Cornel Ulcers,Joint pain,high output 30 plus bowl movements daily,rapid dehydration & cronic pain spent 4 years in and out of hospitals 2007 Fistula plug surgery (didn't work)2008 Total removal of pouch and anal,permanant Ileal-Ostomy 2010 Surgical Hernia with mesh right behind ostomy 2012 Ostomy moved to left side and another Hernia with mesh repaired. I have had 6 major surgeries and as most you know countless medications and procedures I have learned a great deal from food to ostomy/hernia supplies have tried on just about every bag sent to me and with 4 diffrent ostomy (all diffrent sizes)had to learn what works best each time. Good news this last surgery has turned out to be the best bounce back from all this yet and I'm 10 years older ...I currently use CYMED MICRO SKIN pouching system and it rocks! Take Care ....
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