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Anal Carcinoma Colostomy
- Daily activities: many people find only minor changes are needed.
- Diet: increased fluids and avoiding certain foods is usually helpful.
- Ostomy appliance and skin care: daily care to protect the skin and stoma.
- Prevention and treatment of bowel problems: constipation, diarrhea and excessive gas may require corrective measures.
- Medications: the absorption of certain medications may be affected by an ostomy.
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PubMed Anal Carcinoma References
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- Sato H, Koh PK, Bartolo DC. Management of anal canal cancer. Dis Colon Rectum. 2005 Jun;48(6):1301-15. 
- Welton ML, Sharkey FE, Kahlenberg MS. The etiology and epidemiology of anal cancer. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2004 Apr;13(2):263-75.