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General Discussion is for clinical questions, observations, tips, etc. about J-Pouch surgery, preparation and aftercare.


For immediate help, advice, information on a surgical or medical problem or issue related to J-pouch, surgery or IBD.

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Pouchitis Discussion

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A place to brag, rant, make announcements, complain, get it off your chest, get excited, etc. But Please keep your topics related to IBD or surgery.

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Women's health & Pregnancy with j-pouch or IBD Discussion

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Men's health. For issues and/or problems relating to men's health regarding j-pouch surgery or IBD.

Last Post: Rectal stump hurts and bleeds

For our continent ostomy, BCIR and Kock pouch patients and members.

Last Post: Going at work or public bathroom

For members with FAP and related diseases.

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A place for meeting and getting to know each other. Please keep clinical questions in the other forums.

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Ostomy & Skin Discussion

Last Post: Pain at former stoma site

Jokes, comments, stories. As always, please keep this forum IBD related. And PLEASE, keep the jokes clean or they will be deleted and the forum closed.

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For concerned family & friends of j-pouch and IBD patients.

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