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Hello! Got my PEG on Friday 9/8. I am mostly using the gravity method with it, as opposed to "pushing" with the syringe. I've noticed that when I flush with water using gravity method, when I pour the water in, I see color change and tiny floating particles. I can tell some stomach fluids are coming up and mixing with my water, and then it all goes down together. Is this normal?
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Perfectly normal

If you lift the syringe a little higher in the air it will make it empty faster and the swirly bits will go down
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Thank you! Just wanted to be sure!
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My wife likes to think of it as a snow globe. Keep the hose taped to your chest.
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I use an empty syringe for the feeding, but use the complete syringe for water flush. Figured it would be more effective at keeping the tube clean.
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