Ileostomy Glossary of Terms

 
J Pouch Problems
J Pouch Problems could occur in the initial stages following the operation. J-pouch may give way to mild incontinence or leakage of stool. The situation fades away with thickening of stool, stretching of pouch & strengthening sphincters. Diarrhea, vomiting, sweating could result in dehydration. Irritated skin outside the anus could cause bleeding.
 
 
 
 


 

 
   
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