After stoma surgery, you’ll need to get used to your stoma – both physically and mentally. While you’re healing, it’s important to follow the advice of your healthcare team. They are familiar with your situation, and will be able to guide you through your transition back home.
Our resources can also help you adjust to your new life with a stoma. Get information on caring for your stoma, eating after surgery, easing back into exercise, and avoiding post-operative issues.
Hear from others sharing their experiences of living with a stoma.
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