Living with an Ostomy Useful Links

Living with an Ostomy Useful Links

Emotional Issues ()

People respond differently to surgery. There is no one “normal” or “best” response.

Intimacy, Sexuality and an Ostomy (PDF from Inc)

Covers sex myths and truth, , talking with your partner, the effects of medication, and helpful hints.

Ostomy: Adapting to life after colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy (Mayo Clinic)

It takes time to become comfortable with your body after ostomy surgery. You can still do many of the activities you enjoyed before surgery.

Living with an Ostomy Useful Links
Living with an Ostomy Useful Links

Ostomy Self Management: Ostomy care (PDF from )

Common characteristics and daily care.

Sexuality and Intimacy (Mount Sinai Hospital)

Life with an ostomy should not limit or curtail your sexual activity.

Sex and the Female Ostomate ()

Sex and the Male Ostomate (United Ostomy Association Inc)

Sex and the Single Ostomate (United Ostomy Association Inc)

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