Dansac Living with a stoma Jen

Living With a Stoma

Having a stoma is a big change in a person's life. How you deal with it depends on your situation, and the information and support you need may differ from what others need.

Here are some educational resources that can help make life with a stoma better — before and after your surgery, and as you get back into your regular routine.

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Dansac Facts about your stoma Lauren

Facts About Your Stoma

Get information on the different kinds of stomas, and on why someone may need stoma surgery.

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Dansac Recovering after stoma surgery Nils

Recovery After Stoma Surgery

Learn what to expect after stoma surgery, and how to ease back into your day-to-day life.

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Dansac Life with your stoma Shelley

Life With Your Stoma

Get tips that can help you take control of your new life and live well with a stoma.

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Dansac Healthy skin around your stoma Pasi

Healthy Skin Around Your Stoma

Learn how keeping the skin around your stoma healthy can help enhance the quality of your life.

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All Ostomy Care Resources

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Resources for You

Educational PDFs and videos for before and after stoma surgery.

Ostomy Glossary

We've compiled a list of terms you may have heard, explained simply and clearly.