If you’re a teenager about to have stoma surgery, or who has just had the procedure, you may like to read about how other children your age coped with surgery – which may help you feel more confident.
If you’re a teenager who has recently had stoma surgery, hearing about other teens with stomas can be helpful. Teen With a Stoma was written for teenagers by teenagers. In this booklet, teens share their real stories and reflect on how they overcame issues that were important to them.
Explore what you can expect when you wake up after stoma surgery, as well as during the next few days and weeks.Read More
You may be concerned about odour and gas after your stoma surgery. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to minimise both of these issues, including changing your diet.Read More
We've complied a list of terms you may have heard, explained simply and clearly.
Soft convexity - beige pouch with viewing option - pre-cut or cut-to-fitLearn More
Firm convexity, opaque pouch with or without viewing option, pre-cut or cut-to-fit.Learn More
Three levels of skin protection.Learn More
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