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Lack of sleep due to overactive stoma

rubin16 Community member Posts: 278 Pioneering

I have a perminent ileostomy due to my crohn's disease and it has been overactive the past few days and has leaked 3 days in a row at night. I've been up since 3am and it has leaked twice this morning. I always seem to have problems with it at night and can't remember the last time I had a full nights sleep.without needing to change it or empty it at night. Not forgetting the constant washing, changing of clothes and bedding.

I wondered if anyone else has an ileostomy and has similar struggles?



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