Eating Del Monte Canned Cream Style Corn with an Ostomy: Safe or Not?

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R1Kirby
Jan 19, 2024 12:12 pm

I've had my ostomy for six months now. Can I eat Del Monte canned cream style corn without any issues?

Beachboy
Jan 19, 2024 12:35 pm

Good question. Everyone is different. Eat a small amount, chewed well. Drink lots of water... see what happens.

Avoid fruit with skin still on, like an unpeeled apple. Peel off the skin, and you can then eat it safely. The skin can cause a blockage in your stoma, which is no fun.

No matter what you eat: chew, chew, chew it well.

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Axl
Jan 19, 2024 1:00 pm

I eat anything and everything. Introduce things slowly. At six months, you should be well on your way to eating normally again. Just don't eat a huge amount of something you have been avoiding in one sitting, not yet anyway...

Morning glory
Jan 19, 2024 3:04 pm

Corn is the food that comes up very often on here. I can't eat it without leaking. Others can. I would try any food in a very small amount and see if you can tolerate it. I will also say chew, chew and chew some more. Good luck.

Justbreathe
Jan 19, 2024 4:17 pm

I suffer from corn scorn… without good reason - don't think I've had it for 3-1/2 years now due to fear of blockage… knock on wood because I haven't had that yet either. Chew chew chew is key as everyone says - a good old corn on the cob sounds wonderful to me so maybe in season I will give it a shot… uh probably a poor choice of words, sorry… jb

 
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AlexT
Jan 19, 2024 5:02 pm

Eat in small amounts and find out; everyone is different.

wef
May 21, 2024 7:48 pm
Reply to Justbreathe

It's odd how all this works. I can eat corn on the cob... several of them and that's the last I see of them. If I eat whole (not creamed) corn out of a can, 2 hrs. later there they are and it doesn't even look like I chewed.