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Intimacy and Your Ostomy: Yes You Can!!

Kevin Cleary Nov 19, 2015

After surgery for an ostomy, whether it’s a colostomy, ileostomy, or a urostomy, patients have many questions about a plethora of items. Many ostomy patients may think that many of their common activities they did before surgery can no longer be done. One of the biggest concerns is a return to intimacy after surgery, but by tackling this problem head-on you can have peace of mind.

Exercising with Your Ostomy: Just Do It!!

Kevin Cleary Nov 18, 2015

Once you have recovered from an ostomy surgery returning to a “normal” life might seem like a strange idea. Truth is you should be able to resume your normal activities after a healing period. The when, how, or what exercise you can do will depend on the reason for your ostomy and your overall health condition.

Urostomy 101: What You Might Need to Know

Kevin Cleary Nov 12, 2015

Millions of people around the world encounter the need for a urostomy. An obstruction in the urethra or a problem with the bladder, such as cancer, can restrict or even block the flow of urine out of the body.