Dealing with liquid ostomy output – OSTOMY TIPS (w/ video)

Dealing with liquid output

I had previously written about dealing with thick ostomy output, but many ileostomates have the opposite problem: liquid output. In this post, I’d like to go over a few tips that you can use to thicken up your output. These tips apply to colostomates who have loose stools but are directed more towards ileostomates.

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Dealing with Thick Ostomy Output – OSTOMY TIPS (w/ video)

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Output from an ileostomy is generally liquid or loose, but some of us have thick ostomy output which can be difficult to manage.  Colostomates also tend to have thicker output, but it’s generally drier, formed and far less frequent.

Because I have an ileostomy, I’ll be focusing on ways in which I’ve handled thick output.  These may or may not work if you have a colostomy (or you may not have the same challenges).

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