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How to Care for Your Stoma After an Ostomy

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source: HubPages

year: 2016

summary/abstract:

The days that follow your colostomy procedure can be confusing and challenging. There is so much to learn about your new condition, one of which is learning how to take proper care of the stoma.

As an ostomy patient, you need to know the importance of taking care of your stoma, the little pink cherry-like ‘button’ that’s your connection between your intestine and the outside, one that serves as the opening through which waste is expelled.

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