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Pancaking: A Headache for Ostomates since the 1800's (w/ video)

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Sandra, it is normal to have some mucous in your intestines. That’s what helps the stool to move along. If you think you have too much mucous or if there’s something unusual about the quality of the mucous, best to have that checked out with your doctor or ostomy nurse.

Have you tried heating your flange slightly before you stick it to your skin? I have found that if I use a hair dryer (not on the hottest setting!) just to warm it up slightly, it will stick to my skin so much better. I probably get a couple of extra days wear from this. Just be careful that you don’t heat it so much that it causes a burn when you put it on your skin. 


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