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Anal Discharge

Question: I have a permanent ostomy, my anus and rectum have been removed. People tell me I can experience leakage, is that possible. Response: Not everyone with a stoma will have a discharge from the rectum. One of the most common surgical procedures resulting in the formation of a permanent colostomy is called an Abdomino …

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Rectal Discharge

November 2017 Question: I am three weeks post-surgery. My ostomy is to be reversed in three months. I was told to expect some rectal discharge and did have some. However yesterday I experienced some uncontrollable brown discharge. Is this normal and will it subside? Response: People who have an ostomy and have an intact rectum …

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