Are you a new ostomy patient in search of ways to enjoy the holidays while taking care of your stoma?
There are certain aspects of the post-ostomy recovery process that carry a bit of a learning curve. Many patients experience an initial struggle with changing ostomy pouches until they get the hang of it. Fortunately, we can help smooth the process with a few helpful tips.
Let’s take some time to review the ways to manage ostomy leaks. We design our MMicroSkin pouches to withstand everyday activities, including rigorous exercise like bicycling, running, and even swimming. Nonetheless, there’s still a potential for ostomy leaks, but we can give you a few pointers on how to either troubleshoot or avoid the problem.
Undergoing any life-changing medical procedure incites a certain amount of dread in anyone. Among the procedures that many people have great concern over getting is an ostomy. While the procedure might seem invasive before it’s done, you’ll quickly find that after some getting used to it, you’ll be able to have the same quality of life that you enjoyed beforehand. Your activities won’t be hindered, and you won’t have to worry about not having the ability to enjoy life to its fullest potential.
It’s a great blessing for ostomy patients to have several options for selecting pouches. CYMED has plenty of size, shape, and functional pouch varieties that will match your personal requirements. Whether you need pouches for colostomy, urostomy, or ileostomy, we can help you find the most appropriate supplies.
October 1st marks the commemoration of World Ostomy Day. Every first Saturday of October, ostomy care advocates use this as an opportunity to spread awareness on this important medical topic.
Once you’ve had an ostomy procedure, you’ll want to pay close attention to bathing. It requires some adjustment, but like most of the other topics we discuss, there’s no reason to feel discouragement or anxiety. We want to show you a few pointers that will make bathing and showering easier following an ostomy.
Introducing new foods back into your diet takes a lot of precaution following an ostomy procedure. We always recommend adhering to physician recommendations when deciding how fast to do so, but we have some general guidelines to help you approach this sometimes tricky matter.
There may be a lot of misperceptions when it comes to the topic of colostomy. We’d like to dispel some of those and bring about a better understanding of the condition.