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urostomy

[yur-ahs-tuh-me] surgery to send urine through a new passage and then through an opening in the abdomen (belly). In a continent urostomy, the urine is stored inside the body and drained a few times a day through a tube placed into an opening called a stoma. See also stoma.

Urostomy Guide

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What is a urostomy?

... A special source of help is an ostomy visitor. The visitor is a person who has
a urostomy and has adapted well to the changes that it brings. ...

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

Living with a urostomy

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Urostomy: A Guide

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Urostomy management

... Learning to take care of your urostomy may seem hard at first, but with practice ...
your first pouching system, it is best to talk with an ostomy nurse or ...

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

Urostomy problems

... Urostomy problems. ... that does not go away in a few days, or crusty skin around
the stoma (called encrustation), contact your doctor or ostomy nurse. ...

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

Ostomies

... body. An ostomy can allow wastes to leave from the intestines (ileostomy
or colostomy) or from the bladder (urostomy). The ...

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

Urostomy: A Guide

... If you feel you are being treated unfairly because of your urostomy, check with
the United Ostomy Associations of America or with a local legal ...

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

For parents of children with urostomies

... It helps to talk to a good friend, the doctor, clergy, an ostomy nurse,
or the parents of a child who has a urostomy. This will ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-parents-of-kids-with-urostomies

Urostomy Guide

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