by Stephie Simpson

Sore Skin Around My Ileostomy

by Stephie Simpson

Sore skin around the stoma is a common issue amongst ostomates. Stephie is currently struggling with regular leaks which are the source of her sore skin. In this blog she shares her experience and discusses what helps.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Problems, Stoma Tips

by Nathan Wheeler

Sleepovers With An Ostomy

by Nathan Wheeler

Sleeping anywhere other than your own bed can cause anxiety for some ostomates, in this blog Nathan shares his experience with managing his stoma whilst staying out at other people’s houses.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips

by Nathan Wheeler

Don’t Fear Foods As An Ostomate

by Nathan Wheeler

Nathan has had his stoma for a long time now and is happy to say he enjoys all the foods he wants to, but immediately after surgery he was given some dietary information that made him fear foods. In this blog, he discusses how that shouldn’t be the case.

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Categories: Diet, Stoma Tips

by Michelle Williams

My Experience Of Manuka Honey To Help The Sore Skin Around My Stoma

by Michelle Williams

Michelle had long been a fan of Manuka honey before she discovered it was available in stoma pouches and support products from CliniMed. In this blog post she shares her experience with the antibacterial honey that has been used in medicine throughout history.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Products, Stoma Problems, Stoma Tips

by Jay Hyrons

How To Keep Your Stoma Quiet

by Jay Hyrons

With lockdown in place, Jay is taking the time to assess how her diet affects her stoma. Here she discusses passing wind with a stoma, and shares her top tips for reducing gas.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Diet, Stoma Tips

by Aleesha Verma

Work Life And A Stoma

by Aleesha Verma

When Aleesha first had stoma surgery she was concerned that having an ileostomy would hold her back in life, here she explains how wrong she was and why having a stoma has actually enhanced her life.

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Categories: Living With A Stoma, Stoma Tips