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Topics: 13 / Replies: 80
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RE: Ostomy Armor? 1.5 year follow up.

Hello, I am still using my original Ostomy Armor belt and I am still happy with it, haven't gotten around to ordering a second one yet but will this...

4 months ago
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RE: What barrier rings are the best

Hi I am happy with the Coloplast Brava protective rings. I have been using them for 1.5 years and trust them to prevent leaks. cygo

4 months ago
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RE: Hollister One-Piece Leakage issue

Hi, Sorry to hear of your leaks. I wear a Coloplast SenSura Mio Convex Light set up and it works well for me, I found that I get leaks when I use a...

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

Hi Mike, I shower with wafer on and bag off all the time. I use Coloplast SenSura Mio barrier and the Brava protective seal together. I have not...

5 months ago
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RE: Hot showers for better ostomy appliance adhesion

I really do not like a soggy pouch. I swim at my local YMCA and I use the hot air blowers to dry the clothe on my pouch completely before I get dre...

6 months ago
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RE: Sea Swimming With an Ostomy

Tony, I am sorry to hear Coloplast didn't work for you. It is interesting how products work on bodies. I hope you find your solution soon and are b...

6 months ago
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RE: Sea Swimming With an Ostomy

@tony-h Hi Tony, If I use regular wafers I get leaks, so hopefully changing to the convex wafers helps your situation. I also want to mention ...

7 months ago
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RE: Sea Swimming With an Ostomy

Hi, I paddle board / swim in salt water with out wet suit and do not have issues with leaks. I also swim in a chlorine pool 3x a week with no issu...

7 months ago
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RE: Rinsing the output (feces) out of the pouch

I rinse with water using a bidet attachment mostly to help keep my hands cleaner. If I am in a situation where I can't rinse its harder to keep my...

8 months ago
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RE: First time public restroom experience

Good Morning, VO have you considered changing out bags rather than emptying it? Another thought is to have a doggie poop bag on hand and just pu...

8 months ago
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RE: Rings and skin wipes

Good Morning, I don't mix brands, but then I like Colopast products and have not had a need to try others. I use the barrier ring and using their ...

8 months ago
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RE: Supplies expirations

Good to know, thank you for the information! cygo

9 months ago
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RE: Unwell Long Time Member

Thank you for the information / update. My thought are with you and your family Tony, hoping for a full recovery.

9 months ago
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RE: Managing A Diet

Good Morning, Into my second year after ileostomy surgery. Regarding exercise or any activity really , I wear an Ostomy Armor belt to support / pr...

9 months ago
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RE: Travel with ostomy

Hi, I have not yet traveled international but recently took a 2 week trip to the East Coast of the USA from the west coast. We took only carry on ...

10 months ago
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RE: Sick cat :(

So sorry for your loss. Hugs and hope your recovery goes well. cygo

11 months ago
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RE: Smelly odor

Hi, I have mixed feelings about filters. Mostly do not like them, but there are times I use them. I rinse my bag and filters do not like to get t...

1 year ago
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RE: Squeaky is 5

Happy Birthday to Squeaky. 5 years that is pretty cool. Best to you Liza

1 year ago
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RE: Is Tabbouleh salad

Hi, I eat tabbouleh fairly often, its one of our favorites. For me the tomatoes are what I worry about (the skin). That said I chew the salad we...

1 year ago
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