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Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know

Skin Care Guidelines for Colorectal Patients

Careful attention to skin care is very important for colorectal patients. After surgery the stool will be loose and the increased frequency of bowel movements can be irritating to the skin. Your child will require frequent diaper changes with good skin care.

View the skin care guidelines (PDF).

Contact Information

If you have any questions about your child’s skin care regimen, please call 202-476-COLO (2656) or email us.