About María Laura Márquez

María Laura Márquez, general doctor graduated from The University of Oriente in 2018, Venezuela.

My interests in the world of medicine and science, are focused on surgery and its breakthroughs. Nowadays I practice my profession as a resident doctor at Hospital de Clinicas Caroní in Venezuela treating patients with diverse afflictions.

I have been writing creative content for blogs, websites and guides since 2014, while studying medicine. Today I have merged my two passions, Medicine and Writing.

My participation in writing projects has been defined by subjects of digital marketing, technology and (mostly) psychology.

María Laura Márquez has written 54 posts on Ostomy Blog

Working with a Colostomy Bag

Patients with a recent colostomy tend to wonder when is it a proper time to start working again. Find out all about working with a colostomy here.

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A colonoscopy is a medical exam that serves to detect anomalies in the large intestine using a colonoscope. Learn everything about Colonoscopy here.

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When Do You Need to Use Stoma Paste

Stoma leakage issues sometimes occur because wafers do not adhere to the patients’ stoma, so they might need to use stoma paste. Find out more about it here

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An ostomy is a temporary or permanent surgical opening in the abdominal wall. Learn more about the types of ostomy procedures, causes and stoma care here.

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What is an Incisional Hernia

Find out more about incisional hernias, which develop as a result of your ostomy surgery, and consist in part of the intestine lodging inside the incision.

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An ileostomy is a surgical procedure where the small intestine detaches from the large intestine. Different types of ileostomy are available, find out here.

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A urostomy or urinary diversion is a surgical opening that enables urine to bypass the bladder and urethra. You can find out more about urostomies here.

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A hernia is an abnormal protrusion or displacement of the intestine through a weak area or defect. Learn more details about parastomal hernias here.

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A colostomy is a surgical procedure that creates an opening in the abdominal wall to bring a portion of the large intestine out. Discover more about it here

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