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A colostomy pouch (or bag) is worn on the outside of the body to collect waste that normally passes through the digestive system. The pouch is needed after a portion of the colon has been surgically removed.
Current as of:
September 8, 2021
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineKenneth Bark MD - General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Current as of: September 8, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Kenneth Bark MD - General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
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