I am making frequent pouch changes
Changing your stoma pouch too often will increase the risk of causing damage to your skin around the stoma.
How much is too much?
- Closed pouch – more than 3 times a day.
- Drainable pouch – more than once a day.
- Urostomy pouch – more than alternate days.
If you are changing your pouch more frequently than this, you may need to consider changing to a different pouch. We would recommend you contact your stoma nurse as you may need to switch to a 2-piece system.
The products below could help to extend your pouch weartime and reduce the number of changes you make.
Small eakin Cohesive® Seals
The Extra Protector eakin Cohesive® small seals provide maximum skin protection and absorption capacity. They prevent leaks even for those with high fluid content and will help to increase pouch wear time. Ideal for high output stomas, loose or watery output or urostomy
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