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  • Disposable colostomy bags are closed pouches. Unlike the drainable types that you can empty, they need to be changed often. Here, you’ll learn the pros and cons of these types of ostomy appliances.

    Pros and Cons of Disposable Colostomy Bags

    Pros and Cons of Disposable Colostomy Bags

    by Alobeda1

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

    Travel Advice for Colostomy Patients

    Travel Advice for Colostomy Patients

    by Alobeda6

  • Gassy, bloated tummies and gas cramps are not fun, and cause a strange feeling of discomfort. Here are some of the causes of gassy and bloated stomach and ways you can prevent them.

    Foods That Make You Gassy and Bloated

    Foods That Make You Gassy and Bloated

    by howtostayhealthy32

  • 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.

    Can I Reuse a Colostomy Bag?

    Can I Reuse a Colostomy Bag?

    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

  • What is it like living with a stoma? Well, it wasn't so bad after all. After the initial three months, I was becoming an expert in managing my colostomy.

    How I Managed a Temporary Colostomy

    How I Managed a Temporary Colostomy

    by Alobeda6

  • 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

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