Ostomy

The more that’s known before and after ostomy surgery, the smoother the transition may be for the patient – get educated today about living with an ostomy.

September 25, 2019 | Ostomy

Back To School With An Ostomy

When a child starts going to school with an ostomy, it’s best to be prepared.

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September 25, 2019 | Ostomy

Swimming With An Ostomy

During the warmer months of the year, children like to cool off and get valuable exercise by swimming. Kids with ostomies are no different.

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September 25, 2019 | Ostomy

How To Avoid Ostomy Pancaking

Pancaking is when a vacuum occurs in the stoma bag and the bag sticks together, preventing the contents from dropping to the bottom. This happens most frequently with ileostomies and colostomies. When it does occur, waste remains as a pancake-like mass at the top of the bag, which can potentially block the filter, and the bag also can be forced off the body.

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