Reply to "Branching Fistula"

Hi LBA, thanks so much for taking the time to reply, since posting I have a seton, open wound and drain as a temporary fix on the track that's opened on my buttock until I have the main surgery.  My surgeon has mentioned there is the possibility of creating another pouch but I will be super cautious about considering this as don't want to be dealing with fistulas in the future.  I know I can carry on as normal having my ileostomy back where as I definitely have struggled dealing with the fistula surgery.  Out of curiosity where did they place your ileostomy, on the same side / scar or other as before.

Thanks again, I live in the U.K.

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