What is an ostomy bag used for?

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asked May 22, 2017 in Other- Health by Niko (18,430 points)
What is an Ostomy Bag used for?

I keep seeing the ad for liberator medical that advertises an Ostomy Bag?

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answered May 22, 2017 by Lilly21 (56,590 points)
An Ostomy bag is a prosthetic medical device that provides a means for the collection of waste from a surgically diverted biological system (colon, ileum, bladder) and the creation of a stoma.

Ostomy bags are most commonly associated with colostomies, ileostomies, and urostomies.

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