There is no reason a stoma should get in the way of everyday tasks and activities such as physical activity and sleeping, there are plenty of solutions to help you. Select the problem that you may be experiencing below to get a solution for that extra support.
Hernia or swelling around your stoma
Tips for dealing with a bulge or swelling around your stoma.
Better night’s sleep
Sleep plays an important role in your physical and emotional health, so it’s important to get a good night sleep without worrying about your appliance. Click for recommendations for a better night’s sleep.
During periods of sports and physical activity you may notice your pouch adhesion loosens or causes the edge to lift, potentially leading to leakage. Click for recommendations when taking part in physical activity.
The term parastomal hernia is used to describe a bulge or swelling on or around your stoma potentially causing appliance security issues. The hernia could cause your stoma to change in size or shape making it difficult to attach a pouch which may cause problems with leakage. Click for recommendations to help with managing your stoma when you have a hernia