I don't know.. but I've often wondered the same. I do remember having a CT scan with contrast once and the bag filled up like a balloon.. barely got the flap
open at the bottom before it exploded all over the bathroom floor! yuk. I guess that is TOO full
Sarah - 39 year old mum of 2 boys, runner/triathlete, health and fitness writer from UK
June 2010 - Peritonitis caused by perforated diverticulitis. Emergency surgery.
August 2010 - Sigmoid colectomy and temp loop ileostomy
October 2010 - Ileostomy reversal - but didn't go well and after 10 months diagnosed colonic dysmotility due to surgery/nerve damage
July 2011 - Permanent end Ileostomy