Colostomy-Related List of Questions
Will I require a colostomy?
If I have a colostomy, will it be temporary or permanent?
If I have a temporary colostomy, when will I have additional surgery to have the stoma removed?
Will I be assigned a colostomy nurse to provide detailed information, answer questions and help me learn to manage it after the surgery?
What type of colostomy will I have? (Colostomy vs. Ileostomy)
Will I be required to change my diet?
How will the colostomy be placed to minimize discomfort and inconvenience?