A 45-year-old member asked:
Is a colostomy painful?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 23 years experience
No: If the appliance fits well it should not be painful. There may be post surgical pain as with any surgery. Make sure you care for the ostomy to prevent skin breakdown.
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Last updated Aug 31, 2012
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