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Instructed patient Call your doctor if the skin around your stoma: Pulls back, Is red or raw, has a rash, is dry, hurts or burns, swells or pushes out.
Instructed patient call your doctor if it is does not get better when you treat it.If your stoma is leaking, your skin will get sore, be sure to treat any skin redness or skin changes right away, when the problem is still small. Do not allow the sore area to become larger or more irritated before asking your doctor about it, If your stoma becomes longer than usual (sticks out from the skin more), try a cold compress, like ice wrapped in a towel, to make it go in.
Instructed patient call doctor if increase pain in the abdomen or the incision,fever, redness or drainage of the incision, irritation, or redness , or drainage of the incision, change bowel habits, such as:diarrhea, or constipation or skin irritation.
Skilled nurse teach patient's and describe each step of the procedure , encouraging participation in ostomy care,teach patient about a new stoma techniques to use for cleansing. No signs of symptoms of infections noted.
Skilled nurse instructed patient about medication Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Dexamethasone is also used to treat certain types of cancer. Your doctor may instruct you to follow a low-sodium, low-salt, potassium-rich, or high-protein diet. Follow these directions. Dexamethasone may cause an upset stomach. Take dexamethasone with food or milk. Dexamethasone may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: upset stomach, stomach irritation, vomiting, headache, dizziness.