Irrigation Sleeves

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Hollister Ostomy Irrigation Sleeve - 74160_EA - 1
Visi Flow Ostomy Irrigation Sleeve - 365795_BX - 1

Frequently Asked Questions about Irrigation Sleeves

Ostomy irrigation sleeves are medical devices used by ostomy patients to manage their stoma care. They are attached to the stoma and used to introduce a flow of water into the bowel to regulate bowel movements.

Yes, ostomy irrigation sleeves can improve the quality of life for ostomy patients by providing more control over bowel movements and reducing the frequency of pouch changes.

The right size and type of ostomy irrigation sleeve depend on the individual's stoma size and shape. It's important to consult with a healthcare provider to find the most suitable option.

Ostomy irrigation sleeves are made from various materials, such as plastic or silicone. Different materials offer benefits like flexibility, comfort, and durability.

The frequency of changing ostomy irrigation sleeves varies based on the type and usage but generally, it's recommended to change them as needed for hygiene and functionality.

Best practices include regular cleaning, proper storage, and handling of the sleeves to avoid contamination and ensure effective use.

Coverage for ostomy irrigation sleeves varies by insurance plan. Patients should check with their insurance provider for specific coverage details.

Ostomy irrigation sleeves are primarily used with colostomies, but suitability for other types of ostomies should be discussed with a healthcare provider.

Potential complications can include irritation, leakage, or infection if the sleeves are not used correctly or maintained properly.

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