A 42-year-old member asked:
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could i still pass gas out of rectum with an ileostomy?

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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes absolutely: If there's any colon left, even just a rectal stump, some gas , on occasion, my pass. Also, there will occasionally be a smidgen of discharge, such as mucus, from the living large bowel. Hope this helps. Good luck.
Answered on Oct 13, 2017

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