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What is a colostomy and is this a common procedure?

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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine

In brief: A bag

This is a surgically placed bag on the abdomen used for some patients who have had colon surgery.
These are common procedures.

In brief: A bag

This is a surgically placed bag on the abdomen used for some patients who have had colon surgery.
These are common procedures.
Dr. Howard Hack
Dr. Howard Hack
Thank
Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine

In brief: A bag

A colostomy is an external bag on the abdomen surgically placed in some patients who have had colon surgery.

In brief: A bag

A colostomy is an external bag on the abdomen surgically placed in some patients who have had colon surgery.
Dr. Howard Hack
Dr. Howard Hack
Thank
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