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I am 27 years old and have a colostomy. I have had it for…

I am 27 years old...
I am 27 years old and have a colostomy. I have had it for over two months now. I have very little output. Even when I use stimulant laxatives very little comes out. I recieved the colostomy for outlet disfunction. My muscles didn't work properly. My question is why don't I have any output? How could this be possible. I don't have a blockage I have already had that checked.
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after you use a laxative, it empties the system

it can take a few days for food to get into your bowels again for stool to come out of your ostomy.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
ok thank you

give it a few days after laxative use

I bet stool will come out soon

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