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Colostomy odor
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An_258390 posted:
My wife had a colostomy a little over a year ago. Now whenever she showers in the morning I smell a really bad odor. I asked her once and she said it usually smelled worse after eating red meat. However, she is not eating red meat when this odor appears. Can anyone explain why this odor is continueously happening?

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atti_editor responded:
You might suggest that she see her doctor to make sure that the colostomy is functioning correctly and that there are no leaks or changes that need to be made.


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