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Who Is A Good Candidate For Colostomy Irrigation
Yes: Irrigation of the colostomy is much like giving an emema. It stimulates emptying the colon. Occasionally this is a therapeutic intervention for constipation. Some long term colostomy patients use irrigation as a means of controlling when they eliminate into the ostomy bag. After irrigating, it might be several hours before having feces in the bag. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a colostomy in january and my output was a bit thick and pasty but good volume and regularity. In august because of problems with expelling mucus?
Not sure: What your question is. Colostomy care should be addressed with your surgeon or a home health colostomy care nurse. Drink plenty of water to avoid constipation. Watch for fibrous stringy foods (raw celery) or irritating foods or vegetables (broccoli, asparagus). Ask your surgeon or family doctor for help. ...Read more
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What are good exercises to do to flatten stomach with s stoma (colostomy in 2003). Permanent colostomy.
Isometric exercises: Isometric exercises will be helpful to build abdominal muscle and avoid big pressure changes inside your belly that could lead to hernia. The ostomy is technically a type of hernia. You want to avoid coughing, straining and lifting to decrease risk for parastomal hernia. Also using an abdominal binder can help with getting your muscle in space, while protecting your stoma. ...Read more
My mother had a colostomy back in october 2012..All has been going pretty good til today, and her stoma is swollen and enlarged....What might cause it?
Takes time to adjust: It is a major shift in life and takes tremendous courage and tolerance. It is a shift in thinking. Dr.Remen has one she speaks about her life her website http://www.Rachelremen.Com/ktw.Html i was inspired by dr. Remen you might be able to connect with her regarding coping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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