'I live with a stoma in a house share'
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What is it like to live in a house share with a stoma?

Living in a house with people often means sharing amenities like the toilet, kitchen and bins.

But for 21-year-old Amber Davies, who has a stoma, filling up the shared bins in her Cardiff house with her used bags is a worry.

A stoma is an opening in the stomach where faeces are collected in a bag after part or all of the bowel is removed.

Now there are calls for greater support to make life easier for those with medical conditions living away from home.

  • 16 Apr 2019
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