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ostomy

[os-tuh-me] a general term meaning an opening, especially one made by surgery. See also colostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy, urostomy.

Colostomy Guide

... Find Support & Treatment » Treatments and Side Effects » Physical Side Effects
» Ostomies » Colostomy Guide. ... Colostomy: A Guide. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/index

Ileostomy Guide

... Find Support & Treatment » Treatments and Side Effects » Physical Side Effects »
Ostomies » Ileostomy Guide. Share this Page. Close. ... Ileostomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/index

What is a colostomy?

... A colostomy is an opening in the belly (abdominal wall) that is made during ...
trained registered nurse who takes care of and teaches ostomy patients ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-what-is-colostomy

What is an Ileostomy?

... The normal digestive system. What is an Ileostomy? ... Sometimes, only part of
the colon and rectum are removed. What does an ileostomy do? ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/ileostomy-what-is-ileostomy

Colostomy management

... This guide offers you tips and ideas for managing your colostomy. Discuss
the ideas with your doctor or ostomy nurse and adapt them to your needs ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-management

Living with a colostomy

... Learning to live with a colostomy may seem like a big project ... to a trusted friend,
nurse, clergy, and certainly another person with an ostomy may help ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-living-with-a-colostomy

Colostomy: A Guide

... Colostomy: A Guide. + -Text Size. Download Printable Version [PDF]». TOPICS. ...
Next Topic. What is a colostomy? Colostomy: A Guide. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-intro

Living with an ileostomy

... Learning to live with an ileostomy may seem like a big project. ... a trusted friend,
nurse, clergy, and certainly another person with an ostomy may help ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/ileostomy-living-with-ileostomy

Colostomy problems

... Call your doctor or ostomy nurse right away if this happens. There are some
things you can do to help move things through your colostomy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-problems

Ileostomy: A Guide

... Ileostomy. + -Text Size. Download Printable Version [PDF]». TOPICS. ...
Next Topic. What is an Ileostomy? Ileostomy: A Guide. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/ileostomy-intro