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Ileostomy Colitis Controlled
How should I decide when it is time to have continent ileostomy, especially if colitis is controlled?
My husband has a j pouch for 2 years after surgery for ulcerative colitis & an iliostomy bag now reversed. Research estimate j pouch lasts 10 yrs?
I had a total proctocolectomy with j pouch ileostomy about 5 years ago, and ever since I've had a huge increase in flatulence. How do I control this?
With food: I am sure you were provided of a list of food that is good for you, and the one that are not so good. I know you are supposed to eat enything you want, but not without consequences. stay away frommilk,and milk product, stay away from red meat, fry greassy food, and row vegetables,eat multiple small meals,chew your food well, eat slowly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: A loop ileostomy is an ostomy where both upstream and downstream ends of the bowel come through the same opening in the abdominal wall. It can be different in terms of what segment of bowel is used. It usually allows for a simpler closure of the ileostomy and a shorter recovery time following pouch surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Controllable: An ileostomy is placement of the end of the small intestine out of an opening made in the abdominal wall. Most of these will drain or empty spontaneously, without any control. A valve can be constructed at the opening of the intestine (stoma) which will allow no drainage unless a catheter is passed into the opening--we call this a "continent" ileostomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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