Sometimes we have the opposite of pancaking to deal with and that is having watery output. This can with some ostomates be down to having a tummy bug, diet or drinking plenty. Having liquid output can in some cases start to erode the base plate which in turn causes a leak and can begin to burn […]
Now if you are a urostomate this wont affect you as it is a stool based output problem. As far as I am aware mainly colostomates find this a struggle as they still have some of their large bowel left which will wring out the liquid in their output. HOWEVER some ileostomates suffer this and […]
Hello and welcome back to the first post of 2018! All of us at Comfizz hope you had a lovely festive season filled with love and happiness (plus I hope Santa gave you everything on your list!) let alone a happy new year! I thought I would let you know how my end of 2017 […]
I met Mark at the Purple Wings Charity Ball back in July through Jasmine of Jasmine Stacey Collection and Laura who wrote travelling abroad post (they modelled under the creative eye of Jasmine for White Rose Clothing) I had been following Mark on his travels around Thailand and the like on his page Travels With A Bag but just didn’t realise the connection […]
To finish off this series of “what is a…?” we are covering lesser known ostomies and their purposes. The definition of a stoma is an opening and any hollow organ can have an artificial opening which I was surprised to find there are a LOT of them!