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RE: Hair removal

My history was temporary ileostomy followed by a couple of years of suffering due to a failed anastomosis followed by a permanent colostomy. Since I'...

8 months ago
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RE: A question about TP, especially when using public restrooms

@tigerlily You can get it in capsules or as a straight powder. I don't care for how it changes my output now (post colostomy) and didn't try it with ...

3 years ago
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RE: A question about TP, especially when using public restrooms

The below are sort of guesses, since I had multiple issues going on after my ileostomy was reversed, culminating in a permanent colostomy. I had an ...

3 years ago
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RE: Using water to flush out pouch

I also like rinsing my bags. I use cold water, and if I can feel sudden cold around my stoma then I know the water is getting under the wafer. Nice...

3 years ago
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RE: Hollister AF300 Filter NOT Working

Found this thread old thread when I did a google search for Hollister AF300. I've been using the Coloplast 'filtodor' filters. These stick on t...

3 years ago
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3 years ago
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RE: Very sensitive skin around stoma

The discussion is relevant because people use and have success with one type of cyanoacrylate skin protector, and apparently at least one other person...

3 years ago
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RE: Befuddled Newbie

Welcome Alida! I've noticed that because I know what I am looking for I will be aware of my bag odor before other people...but if I ignore the ini...

3 years ago
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RE: Very sensitive skin around stoma

On different cyanoacrylates: I am not even close to an expert, and had to look this up. All cyanoacrylates are of the form CH2=C(C≡N)COO-X 'X' r...

3 years ago
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RE: Deodorant lubricant

Fairly clingy for a while, but this is the aspect that I want to improve. With respect to diet, for me it seems mostly a question of being consist...

3 years ago
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RE: Reconnection to sigmoid?

I'm sorry you are not finding others with a similar situation. I believe there is a Facebook ostomy group, and you might try asking the nurses at a c...

3 years ago
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RE: Deodorant lubricant

Bit of an update. I am currently using a home made lubricant that consists of 5g PEO, 5g low viscosity methylcellulose and 6g xanthan gum per liter. ...

3 years ago
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RE: COVID vaccine

Had my second dose of the Pfizer vaccine about a week and a half ago. Only side effect was a rather sore arm. No noticeable change to my stoma. -...

3 years ago
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RE: Bag Separating at Flange

In general I find that my wafers last longer than my pouches, and put on a new pouch when I change the wafer. I rinse my bags out when I empty them, ...

3 years ago
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RE: Deodorant lubricant

I'd say my recipe is currently functional but could use some improvement. Most of my output simply slides out of the bag, and a quick rinse takes ca...

3 years ago
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RE: Deodorant lubricant

I tried using mineral oil mixed with a few drops of essential oils as a lubricant. I loved the way it made my output slide out, but it seemed to mak...

3 years ago