the mind of a stoma

my stoma has a mind of its own...is there a way of knowing when it will be active. It burps and i think that the pouch is filling up but it is empty or I feel nothing and it is full.Advice please
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  • Regretfully, you can't tell when the stoma will be at it's most active as we are all different.

    For me, transition from eating to output is around three hours - for my partner it is around a day and a half.

    Rarely will you "feel" the bag filling up - the stoma itself has no nerves. If you could, you would be awake all night, every night.

    What type of stoma do you have - Ileostomy or colostomy?
    Andy

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