pain in stomache,need some advice

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had colostomy for diverticulitis christmas 2007 have parastomal hernia..been having really bad stomache pains for a week now..my rectum still works ,can you get diverticulitis again even though i have a stoma..need some answers please as newbie on this site

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    I would go to your doctor and if you can't get an appointment, perhaps call 111 and they will get a doctor on call at the hospital to ring you back.  If they think you need to be seen, they will book you in via A&E so you don't need to wait so long.  
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      hi jane thanks for answering..will try to see my dr just didnt want to waste his time as he doesnt know much about diver or stomas..
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    I would go to the hospital.its a stab in the dark where doctors are concerned with these cases. be on the safe side and go to emergency,
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      hi daisy thanks for replying i have been to doctors on same day and have diver again which i didnt think you could get again..on antibiotics and being monitored xxx
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    HI Pamela,sorry to hear that,this will flair up whenever,you get it more than once,at least your being monitered unlike poor Jaqui,I have to go on antibiotics when i have a bad flare up, but i find steroids work better for me,only problem is putting on weight with them,good luck with the dd.take care.
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