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Hernia or swelling around your stoma

The term parastomal hernia is used to describe a bulge or swelling on or around your stoma.

  • Try not to lift anything heavy within first 6-8 weeks following surgery.
  • If you intend to do any strenuous work when you have fully recovered from your surgery, you should wear a support belt to protect the abdominal muscles.
  • The shape and size of the stoma may change due to an enlarged hernia. Measure the stoma regularly to ensure your pouch accurately fits the size of the stoma.
  • A more flexible baseplate will achieve a better fit.

See below for recommendations to help with managing your stoma when you have a hernia.

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Small eakin Cohesive® Seals

The Extra Protector Small eakin Cohesive® Seals provide maximum skin protection and maximum absorption capacity. They prevent leaks even for those with high fluid content and will help to increase pouch wear time.

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eakin Cohesive SLIMS®

Your Everyday Seal eakin Cohesive SLIMS® provide everyday skin protection and security from unexpected leaks. Use when there is no or limited peristomal skin irritation and no other stoma complications.

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eakin Cohesive StomaWrapTM

Your Time Saver The unique shape of eakin Cohesive StomaWrapTM makes it the ideal timesaver for large, oval or irregular shaped stomas as it ensures a quick and easy to fit solution. Simply wrap and overlap to create a secure seal.

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