Ostomy Barriers

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Coloplast Colokids Pediatric Colostomy Barrier - 444077_BX - 1
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Sur Fit Natura Trim To Fit Colostomy Barrier - 365273_BX - 1
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Barrier Standard Surgical Mask
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Barrier Scrub Shirt
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Coloplast Skin Barrier - 519328_BX - 1
Coloplast Skin Barrier
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Sensi Care Clear Zinc Skin Protectant - 952167_EA - 1

Frequently Asked Questions about Ostomy Barriers

Ostomy barriers are typically made of skin-friendly materials such as hydrocolloids or silicone, designed to adhere securely to the skin while minimizing irritation. These materials are chosen for their gentle yet effective adhesive properties, providing a secure seal around the stoma and protecting the skin from the output.

The frequency of changing ostomy barriers varies depending on the individual's stoma output, activity level, and skin type. Generally, it's recommended to change the barrier every 2 to 5 days. However, monitoring the seal's integrity and skin condition around the stoma is crucial, and more frequent changes may be necessary if there are signs of leakage or skin irritation.

Yes, you can shower with an ostomy barrier. Most barriers are designed to be water-resistant, allowing individuals to shower without removing the appliance. It's advisable to avoid direct, high-pressure streams of water on the area and to check the seal afterwards to ensure it remains secure. Some individuals prefer to cover the barrier with a waterproof cover as an extra precaution.

The best way to remove an ostomy barrier is to gently peel it off, starting from the edge and slowly working your way around, to minimize trauma to the skin. Using a specialized adhesive remover can help ease the removal process and prevent skin irritation. After removal, the skin should be gently cleaned and dried before applying a new barrier.

Choosing the right size of an ostomy barrier involves measuring the stoma accurately to ensure the barrier fits snugly. The opening of the barrier should match the size and shape of the stoma, allowing a small amount of space (about 1/8 inch) to accommodate slight swelling throughout the day. A properly sized barrier helps prevent leakage and skin irritation by providing an

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