Illeostomy question

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li001sp
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Illeostomy question

Postby li001sp » Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:01 pm

I have a illeostomy question. I have one that for now is still temporary. I believe it's normal to pass some stool the normal way but I'm not sure. Can anyone advise if this has happened to them?

I'd appreciate it.
Female 46, Rectal cancer Stage IIB 8/11
Temp illio 9/11
Rad/Xeloda finished 10/11
Rectal resection, hyst 12/11, 1 of 23 nodes, Stage IIIB
Port in 1/12
Chemo 1/12 to 6/12
Port out & Illio Reversal 10/12
11/13 Illestomy again
12/13 - 5/14 Chemo again

lorrainem
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Re: Illeostomy question

Postby lorrainem » Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:03 pm

Good evening. When I had my temp it happened. It's kind of shocking right! Doc said perfectly normal, but as with anything monitor yourself and call your doc if you have concerns.
Chemorad/Surgery/Chemo
Stage II, no mets, no nodes NED 05/08 again 08/08 again 11/08
Ileostomy reversal 10/16/08

Leighann Sturgin
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Re: Illeostomy question

Postby Leighann Sturgin » Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:40 pm

It is normal. It's actaully not stool, it's just mucus. The section of your intestines that is no longer attached to your stomach will still generate mucus that you will pass "the normal way" No worries totally normal.
F 44 yo
3/04 dxd colon cancer stage IV (Lynch)
4/04 colectomy
chemo
8/04 hyserectomy
1/05 debulking, HIPEC, ileostomy
short bowel syndrome- TPN and IV fluid dependent
1/06 HIPEC
07 splenectomy
Vaccine trail
12 right nephrectomy
NED since 07
2015 Colondar 2.0 Miss May
2016 Kidney disease
2016 permanent left nephrostomy


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Coppercent
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Re: Illeostomy question

Postby Coppercent » Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:51 pm

I passed "tootsie rolls" periodically. My doctor said it was normal.
07/15/11 Stage III Rectal, 08/11 - 09/11 Chemo/rad 11/11 LAR - Whole rectum gone, ostomy, hysterectomy
01/12 Port placed, 01/12 thru 06/12 Folfox, Xelox 10/03/12 Reversal, Clear scan
And then the story continues.
Currently, remission round two!

KWT
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Re: Illeostomy question

Postby KWT » Wed Sep 03, 2014 10:08 pm

It's normal some stuff makes it past the "loop"

stars9979
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Re: Illeostomy question

Postby stars9979 » Thu Sep 04, 2014 12:00 am

totally normal, but make sure you bring it up to your Dr
Caregiver to 54 y/o mom
Dx April 4 2014
Stage IV CC w mets to liver
Illeostomy (temp) 05/05/2014
6 rounds FOLFOX 05/14-08/14
Primary tumor/colon resection/I'll take down 10/27/14

stars9979
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Re: Illeostomy question

Postby stars9979 » Thu Sep 04, 2014 12:01 am

totally normal, but make sure you bring it up to your Dr
Caregiver to 54 y/o mom
Dx April 4 2014
Stage IV CC w mets to liver
Illeostomy (temp) 05/05/2014
6 rounds FOLFOX 05/14-08/14
Primary tumor/colon resection/I'll take down 10/27/14

Iitg ritesh
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Re: Illeostomy question

Postby Iitg ritesh » Thu Sep 04, 2014 12:34 am

Its normal for first few months. It goes away when your body becomes used to it.
32yo Dx@rectal cancer 05/10/13, CEA 3.4
chemoradiation, xeloda finished on 02/12/13
LAR surgery 22/01/14, pT3N0, 0/3 nodes, folfox 02/14--06/14 , 8 cycles folfox, 4 cycles of xeloda
Stricture due to radiation, diversion colitis
Reversal 14/10/14
NED


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