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Following colostomy surgery my wife cannot eat solid food…

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Following colostomy surgery my...

Following colostomy surgery my wife cannot eat solid food without violent vomiting. What should I do?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Have returned 3 times to the hospital but sent home after having bag changed. Medication Enatyum, Clexane Augmentine and Paracetamol

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

Medication as detailed above. No allergies

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Hysterectomy circa 1972, diagnosed with bowel & liver cancer Nov 12 2017

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Doctor: Ross, Doctor replied 3 months ago
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hello Dr Ross I will try to help. Can she take in liquids

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Doctor: Ross, Doctor replied 3 months ago

did they take xrays when she went in that showed ileus or a small bowel obstruction

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Doctor: Ross, Doctor replied 3 months ago

most likely she has a ileas which means the intestine is slow waking up, do not push too much until she starts to pass gas into the colostomy, just keep it liguids

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Doctor: Ross, Doctor replied 3 months ago

I​f nausea then don't push the liquids the intestines are like a sow bug you touch them they all takre duifferent time to wake up

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Doctor: Ross, Doctor replied 3 months ago

is the ostomy putting out stool liquid

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Doctor: Ross, Doctor replied 3 months ago

any new abdominal pain

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