How should I change a colostomy bag?

Colostomy bag. http://www.wocn.org/ this is a website and an excellent place to start to find all kinds of great information regarding this question. I think you should be able to find an ostomy nurse who is best qualified to help with your needs. Good luck.
Supplies. You will to be instructed by a stoma nurse in the care of your colostomy. Proper supplies include stoma bags or apparatus, cleansers, stoma paste, wafers, to facilitate a good seal and fewer accidents.

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