leaking bags - tips or tricks anyone?

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Phil in Az
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leaking bags - tips or tricks anyone?

Postby Phil in Az » Mon Feb 27, 2006 12:46 pm

ugh!

it seems everyday yhe bag leaks at the wafer. anyone know any tips on getting this thing to adhere to the skin?

-phil

Goofydad
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Location: Upstate NY

leaks...

Postby Goofydad » Sun Mar 05, 2006 1:48 am

See your local enterosto-therapy nurse. Too many reasons for leaks, most correctible. Easy cure; is he rolling over on it in his sleep, applying pressure to a filling bag and forcing material out under the wafer? Maybe emptying fully before bed and again about 4 hours later (while he sleeps)? Just a thought. Good luck
Pressure - It can turn a lump of coal into a flawless diamond, or an average person into a perfect basket-case.

tiffany

wafer leaks

Postby tiffany » Tue Mar 07, 2006 1:04 pm

I noticed if I take a shower or bath before I change a wafer that it almost always end up leaking under the wafer. So I don't change it any time near bathing. Also I had problems with my stoma going below and shoving bm under the wafer so I allowed a little space from wafer to stoma instead of butting them up together.
I would definitely contact your stoma nurse. I hope my info can help.


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