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8 Myths About Ostomies Debunked

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source: Huffington Post

year: 2016

authors: Michael Osso

summary/abstract:

More than 750,000 Americans live with an ostomy, a surgically created opening in the body for the discharge of body waste. Whether it’s because of cancer, an inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, or incontinence, an ostomy can give people with debilitating illnesses a new lease on life – one with fewer hospitalizations and less debilitating pain.

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