Terms like, “pancaking” or “burping” may sound like they’re describing a Sunday brunch, but in reality, ostomates have many clever words to describe what’s going on in their lives.
Stoma guards are often exclusively worn to protect someone from injuring their stoma.
Barrier rings can help to prevent ostomy leaks, but most barrier rings get gooey and melt. Brava Protective Rings are Coloplast’s solution to this problem. But do they work?
Here in Canada, ostomates often have to pay for ostomy supplies out-of-pocket.
An ostomy product that I’ve used for many years is the Coloplast Brava Lubricating Deodorant.
Managing liquid ostomy output can be difficult, but my recommendation is always to try a gelling product. In this review, I’ll be looking at the Pearls gelling sachets by Trio Healthcare Ltd.
The Ostomy Amigo caught my attention many months before it was launched, not only because it was made by a company not far from where I live, but because the idea itself is pure genius!
Some ostomates have concerns about wearing a seat belt, while other ostomates have had problems while trying. The Ostomy Protector aims to help with this problem by providing a unique solution to protecting your stoma.
Some ostomates are challenged when it comes time to empty their bag, finding it frustrating to get completely clean. This can be especially difficult for caregivers and ostomates with limited mobility. Can the OPODD (One Pass Ostomy Draining Device) help? We’ll find out in this review.
Heat and sweat are a challenge for many ostomates. Reduced wear time is common, but some ostomates have major issues with their appliance peeling or not sticking at all. Enter the coolWafer, which has been designed to cool the area around your stoma and under your wafer.