Results for: Ileostomy

In Intestines

What is an ileostomy?

It is the connection of the terminal portion of the small intestine, the ileum, to the outer skin of the abdomen, where liquid stool can collect in a disposable plastic pouch. ( Full Answer )
In Health

What should you do about swimming with your ileostomy?

I get waterproof strips to stick around the base plates. You can get these from coloplast. Also I wear a costume especially made for people with stomas, there is a little pock ( Full Answer )
In Dieting and Weight Loss

What is diet for ileostomy?

The diet of an ileostomy patient will depend largely on the type ofileostomy performed, whether continent or incontinent. For around amonth after surgery, a diet low in rougha ( Full Answer )
In Dieting and Weight Loss

What to eat with a ileostomy?

I find I cannot digest peanuts or walnuts at all and after a painful blockage quickly learned to stay away from these. Also raw vegetables like carrots.. All other steemed ve ( Full Answer )
In Ostomies

What do you do if an ileostomy is bleeding?

I have a permanent ileosyomy & stoma for 12 years now. I have experienced bleeding around the perimeter of my stoma many times, sometimes sever. Bleeding is usually stopped qu ( Full Answer )
In Ostomies

What is an ileostomy conduit?

An ileot conduit is where an opening has been created in the abdo wall to form a stoma when the bladder has been removed. A bag is worn over the stoma and collects the urine.
In Migraine Headaches

What leads to permanent ileostomy?

The most common disorders requiring permanent ileostomy are Crohn's disease, familial polyposis, and ulcerative colitis
In The Twilight Saga

What is done in a conventional ileostomy?

A conventional ileostomy, also called a Brooke ileostomy, involves a separate, smaller incision through the abdominal wall skin (usually on the lower right side) to which the ( Full Answer )
In Ostomies

Why are temporary ileostomies done?

A temporary ileostomy may be recommended for patients undergoing bowel surgery (e.g., removal of a segment of bowel), to provide the intestines with sufficient time to heal wi ( Full Answer )
In Surgery and Hospitalization

What is ileostomy surgery for?

Ileostomy surgery is usually required when part of the large intestine has been damaged and is unable to process waste correctly. Part of the small intestine is looped to the ( Full Answer )