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After stoma surgery you will need some recovery time. This can be around 3 months or maybe more depending on your individual situation. But whatever activities you enjoyed before your surgery, you should certainly be able to take part in after your convalescence period.

After stoma surgery you will need some recovery time. This can be around 3 months or maybe more depending on your individual situation. But whatever activities you enjoyed before your surgery, you should certainly be able to take part in after your convalescence period.
 
Although you may find it useful to speak to your doctor or Stoma Care Nurse on any issues or queries you may have, the advice booklet that we have prepared may also be of help. In this ‘Lifestyle’ section we look briefly at the following topics:

  • Socialising
  • Returning to work
  • Sports & Exercise
  • Clothing
  • Travel & Holidays
  • Pregnancy & Contraception
  • Sex & Relationships

To view our advice booklet on the above topic please click on the link below. 

Advice on Lifestyle issues