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    Hello everybody! I am now 2 days post op, and...

    Hello everybody! I am now 2 days post op, and today is a lot better than yesterday. I am already feeling better and gaining strength back. The doc has me on a liquid diet, but hopefully that will...
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    Deadeye - Thanks for uploading the photo. That is...

    Deadeye - Thanks for uploading the photo. That is helpful to see the placement of the stoma and how it fits under your jeans.

    My surgeon is recommending I have my stoma placed above my belly...
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    Thanks for the input everybody! I do wear both...

    Thanks for the input everybody! I do wear both slacks and jeans, depending if I'm at work or not. I can see how slacks will give a guy more room for the bag compared to my tighter fitting jeans....
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    Thanks Peegy for the insight! I tried a bag on...

    Thanks Peegy for the insight! I tried a bag on to see the positioning of it, and when it is below my waist it folds at a 90 degree angle against my leg. As a beg fold maybe this won't be an issue....
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    does anybody have their stoma above their belly...

    does anybody have their stoma above their belly button and wear their pants below the stoma. I tried a bag on below and above my belly button and above works the best. The problem is I tuck my...
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    Thanks for everybody's input! I use a button...

    Thanks for everybody's input! I use a button hook to button my pants, so I'm curious if anybody has their stoma above their beltline. I tuck my shirts into my pants, so trying to figure out the...
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    I'm curious as to the location of the ostomy for...

    I'm curious as to the location of the ostomy for those that have them. Are they at, below, or above belt line? For the quads out there, do you find it easier being placed above the belt line for...
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    Thanks everybody! There is a lot of information...

    Thanks everybody! There is a lot of information that has already been shared from previous posts/conversations. I need to try some of the equipment out to see if it would be do-able for me to...
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    Hey StevieP, thanks for starting the thread to...

    Hey StevieP, thanks for starting the thread to see the pros/cons regarding a Colostomy. What are the short term and long term risks?
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