Discharge Instructions: Your Nasogastric Tube (NG Tube)
You have been discharged with a nasogastric tube, or NG tube. The NG tube was inserted through your nose and into your stomach to provide you with food, fluids, and medicine.
Make a follow-up appointment as directed by our staff.
When to call your doctor
Call your doctor right away if you have any of the following:
A tube that is dislodged from the nose
Coughing or trouble breathing
Dizziness or lightheadedness
Fever above 100.4°F (38°C)
Diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days