ulcer on opening of ileostomy, what to do

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

red
Regular Member


Date Joined Oct 2003
Total Posts : 25
   Posted 2/4/2005 8:44 PM (GMT -6)   
 I have a loop ileostomy after the first stage of j-pouch surgery.  I had surgery on the 13th of dec.  I have had trouble for weeks with skin breakdown around the stoma.  I have been using stomahesive powder and barrier spray to try and protect the skin.  I have ordered eakin  seals.  Anyways, I have and ulcer along the ileostomy along the skin where the breakdown is.  The ulcer goes all the way through the bowel wall because there is contents bubbling out the hole.  Does anyone know if this a problem or how to fix it.    Thanks for any suggestions.
 
                                                              Sharon
                                                               (red)

M
New Member


Date Joined Feb 2005
Total Posts : 12
   Posted 2/28/2005 10:05 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Sharon
regarding your skin irritation have you tried using stomahesive paste. its pretty good & helps prevents all forms of irritation. I have been using it for a while now.
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:32 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 3,004,562 posts in 329,154 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 161744 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, rju65654.
282 Guest(s), 4 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
142, RobLee, Mamatomypeas, iPoop