Red or sore skin

Red or sore skin around your stoma is usually caused by leakage from your pouch and the output from your stoma getting underneath the appliance and onto your skin. It is important to regularly evaluate the skin around your stoma. Select the problem that you may be experiencing below to get a solution to help solve the issue.

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Do you need some help & advice?

We have created a range of articles to help new ostomates come to terms with the situation they are facing. They offer help and advice on topics such as preparing for surgery, applying an ostomy pouch, diet and lifestyle issues.

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