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does anybody know if its normal to pass mucus from the bowels even though you have a colostomy bag?.. kev has just finished 5 weeks of chemo/radiotherapy, and the discharge from his bowels has increased.. his stoma is working perfectly
Yes it's perfectly normal - the Bowel produces mucus to lubricate and help the passing of stools and it continues to do this even with a colostomy or ileostomy
Hope this link to the stomawise site helps
Yes it is normal and I'm still getting mucus. Some days it's lots and other days there's barely any. It's normal for it to increase after treatment. I finished treatment on june 5th and I make sure I wear towels (night time size) when I go out in case of any leakage.
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