ileostomy bag

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a flexible container; see also pocket, pouch and sac.
colostomy bag a receptacle worn over the stoma by a colostomy patient, to receive the fecal discharge.
Douglas bag a receptacle for the collection of exhaled air, permitting measurement of respiratory gases; typically used to measure dead space to tidal volume ratio (VD/VT).
ileostomy bag any of various plastic or latex pouches attached to the stoma either for collection of fecal material as a continent ileal reservoir or for collection of urine as a neobladder.
micturition bag a receptacle used for urine by ambulatory patients with urinary incontinence.
Politzer bag a soft bag of rubber for inflating the eustachian tube.
bag of waters popular name for the amniotic sac.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

il·e·os·to·my bag

(il'ē-os'tŏ-mē bag)
Plastic or latex pouch attached to the body to collect urine or fecal material after surgical procedures.
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He has another one with 'I love my Ileostomy bag' on it and is planning to order a Christmas-themed one for the festive season.
Michael is currently living with an ileostomy bag, which he found has made him even more confident.
Aimee Rouski has shared photographs of her scars and ileostomy bag to show the reality
"Ileostomy bags and colostomy bags are not the most attractive things so I thought I needed to do something because they are visible through some clothes," Nakisha said, "I felt really good, absolutely amazing, straight after the operation but I still wanted to wear what I liked.
Last summer, the 17-year-old was fitted with an ileostomy bag after being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis aged 10.
In a 2010 study in Alimentary Pharmacology Therapeutics, researchers evaluated stool output in a small group of individuals who required an ileostomy bag, finding that water content in their ileostomy bag increased by 20 percent on a high FODMAP diet compared to a low FODMAP diet.
The doctors removed her entire colon as well as a part of her small intestine, leaving her to function with an ileostomy bag on her abdomen.
In a statement read by the coroner, he described the varied health complaints O'Driscoll suffered from, which included wearing a colostomy bag followed by an ileostomy bag, urinary tract infections, a bowel fissure at the closure of the ileostomy wound and pelvic sepsis.
Sleeping for the next six days was nearly impossible, with interruptions from tests and monitoring that had to be done, but the worst was the constant need to empty my ileostomy bag that was now attached to my upper intestines and sticking out of my stomach to the right of my belly button.
"The cystic fibrosis caused him to have meconium ileus (blockage of the intestine), so they operated and put in an ileostomy bag (a plastic or latex bag attached to the body for collection of urine or fecal material).
Ed, 36, was fitted with an ileostomy bag after an op to remove his large intestine.