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    Some pain is normal Hayls and it does take about 2 weeks for the stoma site to recover fully, so take painkillers if and when they are needed.

    Is the site clean and normal looking, apart from having a feeding tube fitted 4 days ago

    Is it a long feeding tube or a low-profile button? If long tube, does it have a fixator (plastic triangle) near the skin?

    If you are concerned, you should contact the hospital, your GP or nurse.

    And sorry your hospital experience wasn't great

    Love Ellie.
    Last edited by Ellie; 21st December 2019 at 17:02.
    ​Diagnosed 03/2007. Sporadic Definite ALS/MND Limb Onset.
    Eye gaze user - No working limbs - No speech - Feeding tube - Overnight NIV.

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