Ostomates come out of the woods

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Stoma patients came out in the open last week, sharing their experiences and thanking Princess Marina Hospital for its assistance in dealing with a condition typically kept private by sufferers.

A stoma (or ostomy) is a surgically created opening on the abdomen, which allows stool or urine to exit the body.

This is done to allow waste products (faecal matter and urine) to be excreted through this opening. The waste is then collected into a bag.

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