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kyle89
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RE: Mio Click - Is It Just Me?

@jtvt I have not attempted to burp the Mio yet. My sample bags I got have a filter and it seems to have worked "well enough" last night, but I don't...

4 years ago
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RE: Mio Click - Is It Just Me?

@chrisandbagpus I am unsure if it's the outlet that's producing the odor - I wipe it out with TP and a wet wipe each time. Good thought on swapping ...

4 years ago
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RE: Mio Click - Is It Just Me?

@chrisandbagpus It's the drainable variety. My output is fairly excessive and I must empty around 6 times per day (ileostomy). It's a challenge find...

4 years ago
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RE: Mio Click - Is It Just Me?

Chris, Good to know I don't have to worry about that! I will give the burping a try with the knowledge that some care is necessary. My concern wi...

4 years ago
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RE: Mio Click - Is It Just Me?

Well, I am somewhat disappointed to report that I am starting to notice some odor today (not as strong as the Hollister 2-pc but more than the Hollist...

4 years ago
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RE: Mio Click - Is It Just Me?

@chrisandbagpus 6 weeks is definitely still very fresh, but you are well on your way to success. It gets way easier with time as most folks here wil...

4 years ago
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RE: Mio Click - Is It Just Me?

@chrisandbagpus I think your explanation of my issue is exactly correct. Part of the issue was me. I tried to swap things out at a bad time of day s...

4 years ago
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RE: Mio Click - Is It Just Me?

@jtvt The Coloplast rep actually sent me an email with Eric's instructional video from YouTube attached regarding how to get the Mio Click to actual...

4 years ago
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RE: Mio Click - Is It Just Me?

Glenn, It's interesting you mentioned having an issue with the stickiness of the adhesive. I actually feel like it doesn't stick quite as well as th...

4 years ago
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RE: Mio Click - Is It Just Me?

I think that's sound advice, thanks Eric! I did make sure the lock was open so thankfully I wasn't fighting against that as well. I think I am so used...

4 years ago
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RE: Mio Click - Is It Just Me?

Thanks for the advice John! I will have to give the q-tip a shot next time. The way you are describing how you put the pouch on is the way that I've a...

4 years ago
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RE: Loop Ileostomy Issues

@jattzl I finally got my GelPlus from Edgepark and wow, it makes a significant difference! I can't smell anything during normal wear and very little...

4 years ago
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RE: Meet my new "other half"

What a cutie! Labs make such wonderful pets and as I am sure you have seen, fantastic service dogs. I've got a black lab myself named Barney. Best bud...

4 years ago
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RE: Loop Ileostomy Issues

@jattzl Interesting you should mention using a 1-piece pouch. I actually just got a couple samples yesterday and switched out my 2-piece for one of th...

4 years ago
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RE: Featured on VICE! How an Ostomy Affects our Sex Life

This really was such a great article Eric, thank you for taking the time to share your experience as well as Kelli's. So many parts hit so close to ho...

4 years ago
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RE: Safe Place

Wow, this is quite a story Glenn - thank you for sharing with us. I must say, while all of our stories and experiences are different (sometimes very m...

4 years ago
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RE: Loop Ileostomy Issues

@jattzl Hi Joanne! Thanks so much for the welcome, it's great to be here with such knowledgeable and supportive individuals. I'm sorry to hear you str...

4 years ago
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RE: Loop Ileostomy Issues

@llholiday Awesome, I will check them out - thanks!

4 years ago
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RE: Loop Ileostomy Issues

@llholiday Thanks for the suggestions! I have not heard of the StomaCloak before so I will have to check that out. Also, I had not thought of trying t...

4 years ago
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