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Good Skin equals Feeling Healthy especial for Stoma Care

ostomy ostomy barrier peristomal skin care

Good Skin equals Feeling Healthy especial for Stoma Care

Tips for ensuring your peristomal skin stays in good condition
The skin around your ostomy stoma (peristomal skin) can be prone to damage and irritation if not properly cared for. Damaged peristomal skin can often be painful, itchy, sore and often hard to manage. Because the skin barrier for your ostomy system needs to be placed over this damaged skin, often a vicious cycle of poor adhesion, leakage and increased skin damage occurs. In this article we’ll give you a few tips to help keep your skin healthy and irritation free.

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