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Do I have to get up in the middle of the night to drain the bcir?
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Dr. Michael Moffa
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sometimes
Bcir may require nocturnal emptying.
It is not the gold standard anymore after panproctocolectomy. Ileal pouch is preferred

In brief: Sometimes
Bcir may require nocturnal emptying.
It is not the gold standard anymore after panproctocolectomy. Ileal pouch is preferred
Dr. Michael Moffa
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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
On your ileostomy output rate.
If your output rate is still high when you first go home, you may have to empty your pouch several times a day including at night. Work out a plan with your wound-osteomy team, and make sure you feel comfortable when you head home.

In brief: Depends
On your ileostomy output rate.
If your output rate is still high when you first go home, you may have to empty your pouch several times a day including at night. Work out a plan with your wound-osteomy team, and make sure you feel comfortable when you head home.
Dr. William Walsh
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