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colon. she is not able...
my friend had an colostomy and now and elostomy and no colon. she is not able to hold any food or water down. her doctors in Tyler TX. cant find a solution, she has lost so much weight, has a walker and mow it's like day by day. I'm so worried we need a Mayo clinic specialist? help me save my friend,
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