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Ostomy treatments

What are the best treatments for Ostomy?

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Is Ostomy contagious?

Is Ostomy contagious?

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Ostomy jobs

Can people with Ostomy work? What kind of work can they perform?

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Ostomy diet

Is there a diet which improves the quality of life of people with Ost...

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Stories of Ostomy

Ostomy stories
i was diagnosed with rectal cancer at age 33.  Two young kids.  Luckily stage 1 so no chemo or radiation but I did end up with a permanent colostomy.  
Ostomy stories
Initially diagnosed with stage II cancer in Dec of 2009  with about 10 cm of my colon removed in the Sigmoid area.  No chemo or radiation was suggested. The Juravinski Cancer Clinic in Hamilton thought I was young and still fairly active an...
Ostomy stories
I was diagnosed with CROHN'S at age 14. It changed my life forever. Thirty years later at age 44 I have been through it all. Test after test , drug after drug , tube feeding , TPN , many many hospital stays and way too many IV's. I had a bowel resect...
Ostomy stories
I was diagnosed with a condition called familiar Adenomatous Polyposis in 2005 after having genetic testing it turned out I never inherited it from my parents, I am the first in my family to have this terrible disease. I had hundreds of polyps in my...
Ostomy stories
I was 24 when first diagosed with FAP, but had grown up knowing I would most likely get FAP. I was the 3rd known generation to have it from my Mothers side and my Son was diagonsed at 18. However we had Genetic testing done to find out if my Grandson...

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Statistics of Ostomy

3 people with Ostomy have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Ostomy is 1178 points (33 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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