Archive for the Ileostomy Category


How To Treat an illeostomy Blockage

  HOW TO TREAT AN ILEOSTOMY BLOCKAGE UOAA Patient Reference Card, UOAA Update 3/12 Symptoms: Thin, clear liquid output with foul odor; cramping abdominal pain near the stoma; decrease in amount of or dark-colored urine; or abdominal and stomal swelling. Step One: At Home: Cut the opening of your pouch a little larger than normal, […]

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Ileostomy Articles

  Ileostomates: Diarrhea presents a big problem. In addition to causing excessive discharge a person with an ileostomy can risk an electrolyte imbalance. Most importantly POTASSIUM must be kept within safe levels. If vomiting and dehydration becomes an issue the iIeostomate must go to the ER earlier than later. It cannot be stressed how important […]

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