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Yaser Nadeem

Frequency of emptying the pouch

Question:  During a recent visit to my family Doctor, the frequency of emptying my ostomy pouch during travel, or even attending any social event, came

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Yaser Nadeem

Ileostomy and Hernias

Question:  I have had a ileostomy (wear a pouch) since 1999. Other conditions that affect me are a short bowel and hernias which a qualified

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Yaser Nadeem

Psyllium as Metamucil

1.    Is Psyllium just as good to use as Metamucil?  It is important to look at the form of Metamucil – the sugar free brand (powder)

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