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color of ileostomy stools after surgery
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color of ileostomy stools after surgery

ileostomy draining loose, dark geen in color with some blood what is the nurse best action ?notify the dr, ot obtain or send for a c/s



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Gree loose stool is from unabsorbed bile and water. There are drugs which can bind exscessive bile. You should speek with a doctor or nutritionist about the diet adjustment.

If your stool was formed before and changed lately, it may also be an infection (from food/water poisoning), like from giardia or salmonella.
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ileotomy is performed after colectomy, what is the expected stool would be?
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