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Life Story from Erin H.

“My surgeon told me that an ileostomy was going to save my life. What he failed to tell me was all of the other things that life with an ostomy would bring. The skin irritation and maceration causing pain and leaks, the odor making me self-conscious and embarrassed to be in public, the emotional roller coaster realizing that this ileostomy…

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Ostomy Support Group of the Poconos

In every struggle, there is fear of the unknown. “You Will Never Be Alone” Ostomy Support Group of the Poconos helps ostomates with colostomies, ileostomies, urostomies and continent diversion surgery come together for support, education and the sharing of ideas. Founded in 2015 by Gina Day, the group meets the second Saturday of each month from 10:00am to 12:00pm at…

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