Problematic Stomas

Most people are able to live life with a stoma as they did before their surgery. But sometimes problems do arise which can cause concern. Below are some of the most common stoma problems and some hints and tips to help you overcome them.

The Colostomy Association has over 100 volunteers who are all willing to help talk to you about your problems (except medical). They speak from experience only. Please call our freephone 0800 328 4257 if you would like to chat to someone.


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