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Experience:  Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
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I had a colostomy 6 weeks ago. i have an inverted stoma. My

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I had a colostomy 6 weeks ago. i have an inverted stoma. My stoma opening seems to be getting smaller as it heals. It's less than a size of a dime now. It's this to be expected? Can the stoma hole close up?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
It is expected to shrink some, but not to close up.
Let the surgeon look at this this week.
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
I have you in the reply box but no post.