What are some signs of an infected stoma?
Some common signs of an infected stoma may include:
- Pus-like discharge from the stoma
- 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.
Disclaimer: This content is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please do not use it in place of a visit or consultation with a qualified healthcare provider.
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