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Fri Sep 10, 2021 11:19 am

Have an ileostomy.   First time experiencing stoppage of output from having a protein Boost drink .   Has anyone had the same experience?    I'm drinking hot decaffinated tea, cranberry juice and plenty of water with electrolytes to get thing moving again.   Any other suggestions ?

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Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:24 pm

If I need to get things running, I turn to milk products.  Passes thru me like fat through a goose.

Fri Sep 10, 2021 2:35 pm

Some suggest Coke or other fizzy drink.

Sat Sep 11, 2021 12:02 pm

HenryM wrote:

If I need to get things running, I turn to milk products.  Passes thru me like fat through a goose.

Yes, definitely milk products and soda for carbonation. Works every time

Tue Sep 14, 2021 11:02 pm

Hi Riva,

  It's been a few days now, sorry for chiming in late...........but I'm curious how you made out.  Getting an intestinal blockage of any sort from a liquid just doesn't make a lot of sense normally.  Not saying it didn't happen, of course, but the physics of it are a bit hard to imagine.  When you did start flowing again..........what came out?  Digestion of different things take different amounts of time, so I'd hope you passed a chunk of something you ate earlier, and it really wasn't the Boost.  If it was the Boost, I'd summize you have a restricted section of bowel to start and something in the Boost caused some inflammation in that area to close it down completely.  But without some physical issue with your plumbing....think adhesions, a twisted bowel, scar tissue,'s just really hard for a liquid anything to cause a blockage.  So I hope you'll share your end's something we don't normally hear about, and something I personally have never really heard happen.  







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