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Are there foods I should avoid if I have ileostomy?

I have an ileostomy. Is there any food I should avoid using in my mixes? I also take a blood thinner.

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3 years ago

Dietitian's Answer

In general there are no restrictions, however everyone is different. There are certain foods that may be more likely to create blockages or cause odors. Here is a great summary of nutrition recommendations for those with ostomies:

For blood thinning medications, it is important to keep your vitamin K intake consistent. Vitamin K is mostly found in sure to talk with your Dr. about this so he knows how to adjust your medication accordingly.

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