Ostomy Uncovered: How to Empty a Stoma Bag

Why is this important? If you have an ileostomy you will most likely be using a drainable pouch which will need emptying numerous times a day. Whilst in the beginning, this might feel like a daunting and challenging task, it soon before second nature and routine. Typically, an ileostomate would empty their stoma bag between 6-7 times a day; but this is dependent on the consistency of the output, Most SCNs would like ileostomates to have a consistency like porridge but for some, this isn’t always achievable. Step by Step Guide This is the typical set up if you are…


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