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Mini Pouches & Stoma Caps – what are they and what are they used for?

15th June 2021

Stoma pouches are available in a variety of shapes and sizes.  The most traditional and popular size is the standard pouch as it suits most ostomates. Anything smaller than this...

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How to prevent a UTI with a urostomy

7th June 2021

Unfortunately, urinary tract infections (UTI) can still occur following urostomy surgery as your body is still vulnerable and infections to the urinary tract may still develop. Some UTIs can lead...

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The benefits of adhesive remover spray

1st June 2021

Many ostomates will say an adhesive remover is an essential part of their stoma care. Others will manage without; it is a purely personal preference. But there are many benefits...

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Maintaining a positive body image when you have a stoma

26th May 2021

Stoma surgery can have a huge impact on both your physical and psychological well-being. Living with a stoma can affect your lifestyle and relationships with others. No matter what type...

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What to do when the plastic of a stoma bag irritates your skin

14th May 2021

Skin irritation is a common issue and can be experienced by many ostomates at any time of their stoma journey. Irritated and sore skin can make you feel uncomfortable, sore...

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Changing a stoma bag that is pancaked

4th May 2021

Pancaking is a challenge that many ostomates face. It usually occurs when the inside lining of the pouch sticks to the stoma itself. This leads to stool sitting on and...

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