Keeping the skin around your stoma, or peristomal skin, healthy is important. You can steer clear of many complications by following these simple suggestions:
Bath and shower tips:
Choose a well-fitted ostomy barrier:
Changing your pouching system:
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The Clear Guide to Healthy Peristomal Skin
If you are living with an ostomy, chances are at some point you may experience problems with your peristomal skin.
Download this guide to help identify skin damage before it progresses and get tips for taking better care of peristomal skin.
If you have questions about your peristomal skin health, connecting with an ostomy nurse or product specialists is free. Contact the me+ team today at 1-800-422-8811 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quick Reference Dos & Dont's
TIP: Keep a photo record of your stoma skin, it’s useful to monitor or identify if changes are happening.
Don't hesitate to talk to your ostomy nurse. Having an ostomy can sometimes feel overwhelming. The good news is, you don’t have to go through it alone. A dedicated team of me+™ ostomy nurses and product specialists are just an email or phone call away, reach out to email@example.com or 1-800-422-8811, for the answers and support to make living with an ostomy a little easier.
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