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What are some signs of an infected stoma?

Some common signs of an infected stoma may include:

  • Pus-like discharge from the stoma
  • Swelling
  • Increasing redness (“angry” color)
  • Rash or blisters around the stoma
  • Color changes
  • Unusual pain or soreness

If you notice symptoms like this, talk to your doctor or a certified ostomy nurse as soon as possible before the condition worsens.

180 Medical can connect our customers to a certified ostomy nurse if you have questions that require medical support and advice.

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