9 Helpful Tips For Choosing an Ostomy Skin Barrier

Posted on Jul 04, 2019 by Taikhum Sadiq

Ostomy skin barriers are an integral part of any ostomy two-piece system. Their efficiency and compatibility with the pouch help to ensure the user a safe and confident experience. One has to consider a few things with respect to the stoma, the output levels, and the bag one uses. We have listed points you should consider before choosing an ostomy skin barrier.

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How to Prevent Excess Gas Accumulating in Your Ostomy Pouch?

Posted on Sep 08, 2018 by Hunaid Germanwala

Ostomates often have issues with accumulation of gas in their ostomy pouch. Passing gas and farting with ostomy can be embarrassing. Consider the fact that a human passes gas upto 14 times a day. Fortunately it is possible to escape from such awkward moments by employing proper appliances and adopting healthy lifestyle.

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8 Travel Tips For Ostomates

Posted on Aug 25, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Having an ostomy should not stop you from traveling anywhere in the world. At first, you might be reluctant to travel with a stoma. You might be worried about falling short of ostomy supplies, not finding a proper place to change the ostomy pouch, or facing an embarrassing situation during your journey. The solution to all these worries is planning, so plan accordingly.

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Why to Use Convexity In Ostomy Supplies?

Posted on Aug 08, 2018 by Hunaid Germanwala

Convexity in ostomy supplies exists to provide optimum stoma seal. Convex ostomy systems are beneficial for people who have stoma with uneven shape, unusual size, or other irregularities around the stoma skin area. When the stoma sits below skin level it becomes recessed or retracted which can cause the surrounding skin to be sunken or uneven.

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Ostomy Belt – An Essential Ostomy Accessory

Posted on Apr 04, 2018 by Swati Chadha

An ostomy support belt is an essential ostomy accessory. It enables the user to lead an active life with full confidence and a complete sense of security. They can be worn round the clock while performing all kinds of activities.

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Managing Ostomy Odors

Posted on Jan 05, 2018 by Taikhum Sadiq

Ostomies if not taken care of properly might emit distasteful and many a time obnoxious odours. Learn about the different reasons this occurs and ways to prevent it.

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Urostomy- How to Treat Urinary Crystals?

Posted on Aug 30, 2016 by Ayush Henry

Urostomy is a surgical opening in abdominal region to redirect urine from the bladder. The small opening made for the purpose is called a stoma. Urostomy is usually performed after accident, disease or a birth issue leading to bladder damage. A urostomy pouch is then temporarily attached to the stoma that has to be worn outside and changed when filled up.

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Accessories for Ostomy Care

Posted on Jun 16, 2016 by Ayush Henry

It takes time to get used to an ostomy. After the recovery period you will be able to resume your social life, work, physical activities and other day to day activities. Extra care for ostomy will always be there in your mind. For these reasons there are several products available that can assist you in everyday life.

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Fitness and Exercise with an Ostomy

Posted on Jun 10, 2016 by Ayush Henry

Exercise is necessary to maintain healthy lifestyle and avoid weight gain. But for someone with an ostomy, it also helps to prevent developing parastomal hernias. One of the greatest benefits of exercise is the ‘feel good’ factor. It will not only boost your confidence but also the ability to cope with your stoma and quality of life.

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Guide to Colostomy Irrigation

Posted on May 11, 2016 by Ayush Henry

A colostomy connects the colon to the surface of the abdomen and allows waste material and gas to leave the body. Colostomy irrigation is a way to regulate bowel movements by emptying the colon at a scheduled time. The purpose is to empty your bowel at the same time each day. Colostomy irrigation also helps to avoid constipation and regulate bowel movements.

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