Colostomy Problems Evaluation
The evaluation of an ostomy problem starts with a history and physical examination.
Physical findings in someone with an ostomy problem may include:
- Skin tenderness around the stoma
- Skin swelling around the stoma
- Skin redness around the stoma
- Warmth of the skin around the stoma
- Abnormal drainage from the stoma:
- Body fluids
- Blocked ostomy
Tests may be necessary to evaluate an ostomy problem.
Tests that may be used to evaluate an ostomy problem include:
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