Carter’s Surgery Photos

by on Monday, July 7, 2008 22:08
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Carter S. (22 years old) has been generous enough to share his story and surgery photos with our Jpouch Life readers. Be sure to check out his complete story and welcome him to Jpouch Life! He tells an incredible story (he’s a great writer as well). We are so happy to have Carter sharing his story with you.

Carter.S with shirt over ileostomy bag

Carter.S with shirt over ileostomy bag

Here is the link to his story and more photos Surgery Photos and Story: Carter S.

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One Response to “Carter’s Surgery Photos”

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    Jamie Waters says:

    January 9th, 2009 at 9:19 pm

    Thanks for sharing your story. They thought I had crohns disease. I am a 22 year old student and full time worker. I went to urgent care around thanksgiving for some prednisone and ended up in the hospital for six weeks and having an emergency surgery leaving me with an ileostomy. My mom and husband made the decision because I was too out of it and sick (it was life or death). Now I am home and adjusting. My doctor couldn’t build the pouch inside my body because it wasn’t safe and I was too sick. So, I have to have this in a 3 step surgery. When I went in last time he said maybe he could do the pouch and the pull down in my second surgery in a few months so I am hoping for that. In the meantime, I am really struggling with this. It was a total surprise. It was never mentioned as an option ever but just done to me as an emergency measure. I hope I can handle it so far its been hard. Your brave!

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