Ostomy pouching system

What is Ostomy pouching system?

An ostomy pouching system (also colloquially called a bag) is a medical device prosthetic that provides a means for the collection of waste from a surgically removed intestine.

Questions and answers on "Ostomy pouching system"

I had a cancer of the colon removed in June. Since removing the colostomy bag 3 weeks ago I have suffered constipation. I was given Senna tablets....

doctor1 MD

Hello,my name is dr.Dorina Gurabardhi.
I understand your concern.
Take senna once a day at bedtime.
You can take senna with or without food. The...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

I change a friends colostomy bag twice a week.and she told me today that she had quite of blood in her bag this am.i also noticed the stoma looks...

doctor1 MD

Yes definitely. It can be wound dehiscence, wound infection, stomal varices or simply gut infection.

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Hello my father is on colostomy bag after emergency surgery from air in his stomach he has an enlarged prostrate as well he originally started this...

doctor1 MD

colostomy bag can be removed by surgeon if rest of unction in colon become normal it is to be decided by surgeon. there should not be malignancy or...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Ostomy pouching system


Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Drugs/Medications
Related Procedures