Ostomy Surgery (Ileostomy and Colostomy)
How to Change an Ostomy Bag
Instructions on how to change an ostomy bag, from your IBS/Crohn's Guide.
A very basic explanation of an ileostomy.
Is it true that fter ostomy surgery, men become impotent and women have impaired sexual function and are unable to become pregnant? Find out the answer here.
Colostomy Surgery Contact List
People who have had colostomies have listed their emails here for anyone to contact them with questions or just to talk about colostomy surgery.
Ileostomy Surgery Contact List
A list of emails, four pages long, of people who have had ileostomy surgery and are available for questions or correspondance.
Stoma ('Parastomal') Hernias
From The British Hernia Centre, a description of parastomal hernias, and how they are treated.
Twenty of the Most Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to the top 20 questions posed by new ostomates.
You Don't Have to Like Your Ostomy...
Great tips and info from Shaz, an ostomate since the age of 10 who lives Down Under.
Enterostomal Therapy (ET) Nurse
A nurse who is specialized in treating patients who have ostomies, wounds, or incontinence.
Colostomy surgery can be a frightening prospect, but it can improve the quality of life for many people with IBD, or save the life of someone with colon cancer.