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Intimacy with an ileostomy

How a widower can start a relationship with an ileostomy (colon was removed) now I have a stoma and a bag

  1. Hi , I'm wondering if you might receive more advice on our IBS community here:, as it's not a common procedure for IBS.
    I did a quick search on there and found this general info:

    "Patients can maintain normal sexual activity after undergoing an ileostomy.", Source:, and I've also found this article about telling your partner about your ostomy bag: I hope this helps.
    All the best, Karina (team member)

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