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Is a colostomy painful?
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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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Dr. Rajan Gupta
Pain Management
In brief: Usually not
No usually not.

In brief: Usually not
No usually not.
Dr. Rajan Gupta
Dr. Rajan Gupta
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