Living with a stoma brings unique challenges, but unhealthy peristomal skin should not be one of them. If the skin around your stoma becomes irritated or painful, it can get in the way of getting the most out of life.
To keep that from happening, our resources are all about helping you feel comfortable in your own skin. Get information on how to care for your stoma and skin at home — as well as when to get help — to prevent problems, and stay happy and healthy.
Hear from others sharing their experiences of living with a stoma.
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