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leakage

What if I notice a leak?
October 21, 2011 : : 0 comments

If you detect an odour or feel a leak, the first thing is not to panic.  Simply excuse yourself and go to the restroom.  The likelihood is that no-one will have any idea…

When do I need to contact my stomal therapy nurse?
September 30, 2011 : : 0 comments

You should call your nurse in the following circumstances:

• You experience any signs or symptoms of a urinary tract infection
• You experience a rash around the stoma, or very red and open skin.
• The appearance or…

What causes skin irritation?
September 30, 2011 : : 0 comments

The main cause of skin irritation is leakage. And no matter what anyone else might tell you, leakage is not normal. The problem with skin irritation is that it prevents the…

What percentage of people experience leakage?
September 29, 2011 : : 0 comments

In a recently completed study (Global Dialogue Study 2006-2010) of over 3000 ostomy users worldwide, and with the input of over 500 stomal therapy nurses, it was shown that up to 90% of…

Why does leakage occur?
September 29, 2011 : : 0 comments

There can be many reasons why leakage occurs, including the following:

• Because your stoma is living tissue, it’s likely to change in shape and/or size. This is especially likely in the first few…

What can I do to minimise the risk of leakage?
September 29, 2011 : : 0 comments

Good stoma and ostomy care is the best way to minimise the risk of leakage. The following will all help:

• Re-measure the size of your stoma on a regular basis. If it’s…

If leakage occurs what should I do?
September 29, 2011 : : 0 comments

The first thing to do if you experience a leak is not to panic (easier said than done, we know). If you’re at home then it’s not so much of an issue,…

When do I need to contact my stomal therapy nurse?
September 29, 2011 : : 0 comments

You should call your nurse in the following circumstances:

• You experience a rash around the stoma, or very red and open skin.
• The appearance or size of your stoma changes, causing you discomfort, pain or…

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