Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Colostomy Problems Treatment

The treatment of an ostomy problem depends on the type and severity of the complication.

Treatment of intestinal ostomy problems may include:


Treatment of skin and stoma problems includes:
  • Wound care for stomas
  • Antibiotics for stoma infections
  • Stoma surgery
    • To repair a damaged stoma

Colostomy Problems Specialists

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat ostomy problems:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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