Question about spray-on adhesive......

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   Posted 4/18/2009 10:23 PM (GMT -6)   
There was another thread that convinced me to buy some. I thought it would help wear time by letting me put a little on the edges of the appliance when they begin to loosen. I've been putting tape on the edges for years.  But, right on the can it says not to apply it directly to the skin. So my questioin is.....does it really matter if you put it directly on your skin???

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   Posted 4/20/2009 12:57 AM (GMT -6)   
I don't think it matters, I do because it was my ostomy nurse who sprayed it right on my skin. It doesn't bother my skin at all I promise!!
thanks, Dusti

Diagnosed with colonic inertia at 13 years old, had my colon removed.
Diagnosed with rectal inertia at 16 years old, had my rectum removed and had a jpouch made.
Diagnosed with small bowel inertia at 18 years old, and got an ileostomy wich I still have. I am 27 now.
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   Posted 3/14/2015 10:36 PM (GMT -6)   
it's supposed to over time cause cancer- or possibly cause it- I've used it for nearly 30 years on my skin htough figuring that a secure pouch is more important to me than whether or not I eventually get cancer=-

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   Posted 3/22/2015 9:26 AM (GMT -6)   
I put it right on my skin...have since day one when my ostomy nurse showed me how to change the thing. No problems yet!

Dec 2006: Proctocolectomy/permanent ileostomy
Since 1991: Indeterminate crohn's/ulserative colitis
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