I recently had an ileostomy done, the past three days i havn't been able to keep my food down. & theres been no output in my bag. What could be causing this, could a peice of food be stuck in my small intestine?
Welcome to the gastroenterology community! Sometimes it can take a while for everything to start moving again after surgery. However, I would have expected at least a little output in your bag. Have you been taking any narcotics for pain? Have you asked your doctor about this?
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