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Lately I have been having diarrhea on and off and to me my output actually smells like a wild animal lol! Has anyone else ever experienced this? I was checked for Cdiff but another doc told me they might have to get a sample from a stoma scope.

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Your diet will dictate how your output smells as will how long your output stays in your body. Change those up, the odor will change.

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Reply to AlexT

Hi, I had 2 small servings of yogurt, cambells potatoe soup and then instant oatmeal. Those were all eaten at different times in the matter of 4 hours today when it happened. I wonder if it's milk products? Like the yogurt? It's something that's been happening quite a bit lately but today was the first time I've had yogurt in a long while. It's hard to explain but it smells like a wild animal smell.
can you give me some good suggestions of what to eat for odors?


Put M9 or another ostomy deodorant and there will be almost no smells.

Reply to Hisbiscus

I'm the last person you want telling you what to eat, I eat anything and everything. However, reading what you ate, you need some solid food imo.


I agree with Alex t . I will tell you to though I eat potato soup and that will make your output smell oddly lol try not eating the potato soup and see if the odorstops.by wild animal do you mean a fishy smell?


Hi all a local bakery/ restaurant makes a great potato ham soup and when i eat that my output smells earthy is the only way i can describe it and i dont get that odor if i eat a bakedpotato or other type of spuds.


Stop eating Wild Animals.


I agree with Maried. Use M9.


Like Alex, I eat anything and everything with no odor. Years ago many local ostomy club members were reporting they used baby aspirin inside the pouch to eliminate all odor. Always check with your doctor or Stoma nurse

Reply to Hisbiscus

I live in England what'sa wild animal smell like

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