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How to get fit at the club again after ileostomy? Embarassed

How to get fit at the club again after ileostomy? Embarassed

Exercise: Once you re completely recovered here are no restrictions. O one can see your stoma. Don't let it low you down. ...Read more

Dr. Wayne Myles
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Ileostomy (Definition)

A portion of the small intestine attached to the abdominal wall in order to be able to go to the bathroom if something happened to ...Read more


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How to get fit again in between an ileostomy and an ileostomy reverse?

How to get fit again in between an ileostomy and an ileostomy reverse?

Do yor best: Ileostomy is done to protect what is beyond the ileostomy. Get a binder that can support your stoma and work out your upper body the most. You can use an eliptical or another machine for your legs, that will help keep you fit until they close it. I have done that hundreds of times. Stay healthy! ...Read more

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Since I have an ileostomy and no colon does that mean I cannot get fat?

Absolutely not true: The colon does nothing but reabsorb water to maintain your fluid balance. Fats, sugars are absorbed in the small intestine and assuming you have had none of that removed. You can easily gain weight if you eat incorrectly and do not exercise. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get an ileostomy done?

Some: An ilesotomy is a bowel surgery and will require incisions of some sort (laparoscopic versus open procedure). You can expect to have some degree of postoperative pain - usually that is controlled well with iv, im, and/or oral medications. ...Read more

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Is it possible for ileostomy to cause someone to get depression?

Is it possible for ileostomy to cause someone to get depression?

See below: Not the ileostomy itself. But certainly the disease, reason, surrounding the need for one. The daily ileostomy care. An altered body image beacause of the ilieostomy. If you are depressed, i would discuss your feelings with family members, and/or a counselor. ...Read more

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What tests (if any) is a surgeon required to have a patient get done before performing an ileostomy reversal surgery?

What tests (if any) is a surgeon required to have a patient get done before performing an ileostomy reversal surgery?

Depends: Depending on your medical issues, medications and recent past testing you may not need any new testing. Often surgeons will at least ask for a blood count to make sure you aren't really anemic(low red blood cell count) and that your platelet numbers are fine(too low and the risks of bleeding go up) and coagulation studies(if they are abnormal the risk of bleeding can go up too). Best of luck. ...Read more

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Klebsellia in bladder, no large Bowel, ileostomy so how do bowel bugs get in bladder? Also have a e coli. Is this possible?

Klebsellia in bladder, no large Bowel, ileostomy so how do bowel bugs get in bladder?  Also have a e coli.  Is this possible?

Fistula?: Could be a physical connection between the small intestine or colon and the bladder (fistula). This is sometimes associated with air coming out while urinating. Could also be hygiene habits. Best to have a more complete evaluation by you primary, and your surgeon. Hope this helps! ...Read more