Eating is one of life’s great pleasures. Having a stoma should not change your enjoyment of food. Most people with a stoma return to their normal diet soon after an operation. However food tolerances vary from person to person. The most important dietary concerns for the ostomist are preventing blockage and avoiding foods that produce unpleasant odours, gas or excess stool. Listed below are some general guidelines of the effects of foods after ostomy surgery. It doesn’t mean you cannot have the foods but be aware that they can affect your stoma.
These are some general guidelines for eating which will help you care for your stoma more easily:
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