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  • What is it like living with a temporary stoma? Well, it wasn't so bad after all. After the first few weeks, I soon became an expert in managing my colostomy.

    How I Managed My Temporary Colostomy

    How I Managed My Temporary Colostomy

    by Alobeda6

  • Disposable colostomy bags are closed stoma pouches. Unlike the drainable types that you can empty and reuse, the disposable ones need to be changed, sometimes often. Know the pros and cons of this ostomy appliance and find out whether it’ll work great for you, or not.

    Disposable Colostomy Bags (Pros and Cons)

    Disposable Colostomy Bags (Pros and Cons)

    by Alobeda1

  • Although Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States, there are many ways to prevent this disease. When all is said and done, it all boils down to controlling and eliminating the presence of colon polyps, the primary cause of colon cancer.

    How I Found a Perfect Way to Prevent Growth of Colon Polyps

    How I Found a Perfect Way to Prevent Growth of Colon Polyps

    by Daniel Mollat0

  • Poop that is covered in white stuff is not normal, but if it only happened once, you're likely okay. If it is reoccurring, it might indicate a serious condition that needs a doctor's attention.

    White Stuff in Poop: What to Do When You See it

    White Stuff in Poop: What to Do When You See it

    by Sree Vani0

  • Ostomy bags aren't the only supplies you'll need to manage your stoma. There are other products required without which a proper stoma care is virtually impossible.

    What You Need for Stoma Care and Management

    What You Need for Stoma Care and Management

    by Alobeda2

  • Reusable colostomy bags are best for you if you discharge waste frequently. Because they are drainable, you'll not only save money, you will also worry less about disposing of filled pouches.

    How Often Can You Reuse a Colostomy Bag?

    How Often Can You Reuse a Colostomy Bag?

    by Alobeda0

  • A capsule endoscopy procedure may be a good, less invasive procedure if the small intestines need to be examined. Learn about the how the procedure works and it's advantages and limitations.

    Capsule Endoscopy Procedure: A Personal Experience

    Capsule Endoscopy Procedure: A Personal Experience

    by Ruth Coffee1

  • Colostomy patients experience one mishap or another at some point in time; some quite embarrassing! How do you deal with stoma problems and when should you expect them?

    6 Problems to Expect If You Have a Colostomy

    6 Problems to Expect If You Have a Colostomy

    by Alobeda0

  • "Gastroparesis is treatable," said the first website I found. I was so relieved—now I would find the answer to my suffering. Unfortunately, it was not going to be that easy.

    When Your Stomach Stops Working

    When Your Stomach Stops Working

    by Elysia Valdivia4

  • Having an ostomy shouldn't stop you from traveling long distance. Once the initial stages of acceptance and management have been achieved, you should have had time to adjust to your colostomy.

    Long Distance Travel Advice for Colostomy Patients

    Long Distance Travel Advice for Colostomy Patients

    by Alobeda6

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