can u cut the flanges?

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praying4healing
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   Posted 3/13/2008 3:15 PM (GMT -6)   
hey guys,
 
can u cut the actual flange part of the wafer? like the brown part that sticks? mine are a bit bigger than i'd like over by my belly button and i dont know if it will still stick if i cut it
25 y/o female- crohns disease since 14
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Tried asacol,pentasa,prednisone,remicade,6mp,azasan, no avail
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peggy113
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   Posted 3/13/2008 3:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Some folks trim it for various reasons. You should probably leave some of it on the skin, but it will never hurt to try it to make you more comfortable.
Peggy
      
Diagnosed with CD in 1979, many resections and meds
Perm Ileostomy July 1984 at Cleveland Clinic
Disease free since surgery 
 

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