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stoma

[sto-muh] an opening, especially an opening in the abdominal wall made by surgery to allow elimination of body waste. See also colostomy, ileostomy, urostomy.

Colostomy problems

... This bulging can happen around a stoma. Signs of a hernia may be a
bulge in the skin around the stoma, problems irrigating ...

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

Colostomy: A Guide

... stoma. Page 12. Page 13. Stoma covers A ... But remember, no two people
are alike. Protecting the skin around the stoma The skin ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002823-pdf.pdf

Urostomy: A Guide

... But remember, no two people are alike. Protecting the skin around the stoma ...
Spots of blood on the stoma Spots of blood are no cause for alarm. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002931-pdf.pdf

Ileostomy: A Guide

... But remember, no two people are alike. Protecting the skin around the stoma ...
Spots of blood on the stoma Spots of blood are not a cause for alarm. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002870-pdf.pdf

Choosing a pouching system

... Pouches come in many styles and sizes, but they all do the same job – they
collect stool drainage that comes out of the stoma. ... Stoma covers. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-choosing-a-pouch-system

What happens after treatment for laryngeal or hypopharyngeal ...

... Stoma (tracheostomy) care following total laryngectomy. Having ... It is
important to learn how to take care of your stoma. You ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/laryngealandhypopharyngealcancer/detailedguide/laryngeal-and-hypopharyngeal-cancer-after-follow-up

Urostomy management

... The length of the stoma, abdominal firmness and shape, the location of the
stoma, scars and folds near the stoma, and your height and weight all ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-management

Special aspects of some cancer treatments

... The opening itself is called a stoma. A urostomy takes urine through a new
passage and sends it out through a stoma on the abdomen (belly). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinwomen/sexualityforthewoman/sexuality-for-women-with-cancer-special-ca-treatments

What is an Ileostomy?

... The end of the ileum (the lowest part of the small intestine) is brought through
this opening to form a stoma, usually on the lower right side of the ...

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

Choosing a pouching system

... The length of the stoma, abdominal firmness and shape, the location of the
stoma, scars and folds near the stoma, and your height and weight all ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/ileostomyguide/ileostomy-choosing-pouching-system