My surgery was 18 months ago and I have had no rectal discharge in all that time. Yesterday twice there was a watery discharge.
I am now wearing a pad, Is this a common occurance? Should I see my surgeon?
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Medication, exercise (which actually exasperated the pain). The doctor will be increasing the Cymbalta dosage shortly
Had emergency colostomy 12.21
Rectal leakage with no help or suggestions
I have has that for 10 years from an emergency operation leaving me an ileostomy. My surgeon had no problem with it.
Welcome @rom1, I’m sorry to hear that you are still dealing with rectal leakage with no resolution.
You may also wish to join the Zoom support group on June 6
– Ostomy Monthly Support Group https://connect.mayoclinic.org/event/ostomy-monthly-support-group-2/
@collectors6431 @sher99 @kenc may have some helpful tips for managing rectal discharge.