Application and removal
Experiencing issues when applying or removing your ostomy pouch is extremely common. Fortunately, most of these issues can be solved with a few adjustments and can be very easily managed. Find the problem below that you may be experiencing and select to get the solution to help solve the issue.
What issues are you experiencing?
Find the problem below that you may be experiencing and select to get the solution to help solve the issue.
I have pain when removing my pouch
Removing your pouch from the skin can cause damage to the skin on your abdomen. Gentle removal helps to prevent skin stripping. Click for recommendations to help with pain free pouch removal.
I am making frequent pouch changes
If you change your pouch more often than recommended you risk causing damage to your skin around the stoma. Closed pouch – more than 3 times a day , Drainable pouch more than once a day, Urostomy pouch more than alternate days. Click for ideas to help prolong the wear time of your pouch.
My pouch is not sticking
If you are experiencing issues with your pouch not sticking to your skin on application, it is often due to residue from your previous appliances. Your skin should be completely clean and dry to secure optimal adhesion. Click for recommendations.