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PURPLE901
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Date Joined Oct 2005
Total Posts : 93
   Posted 5/30/2007 1:25 AM (GMT -6)   
This is a silly question, but what is this no=sting pads or spray that I have read about?  I have never heard of it.
 
Thanks,
Dawn
Crohn's Disease since 1993.
Colon removed March 10/2006 with possible J pouch surgery ahead?
Asthma since 1996.
Re-occuring iritis (usually 2x a year) since 2000.
Pulmonary Embollism July 2006.


JudyK89
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 1986
   Posted 5/30/2007 8:42 AM (GMT -6)   
There are all kinds and brands of skin barriers that you can use on your skin under your flange to keep the adhesive from ripping your skin off every time you have to change it. It can protect your skin if it's sensitive to adhesives also.

There are sprays and wipes, I prefer the wipes and I prefer the brands that have no alcohol in them and are "no-sting." If you have an accident, the stool can burn your skin, or you may have a little leakage around the stoma it makes the skin a little raw. The "no-sting" won't burn if that happens.
Judy
25+years diagnosed with CD. 
Numerous surgeries, permanent ostomy, adverse reactions to Remicade, now on antibiotics and prednisone, currently awaiting liver biopsy to see where we go from here.
 
 


Suzy2
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Date Joined Aug 2003
Total Posts : 335
   Posted 5/30/2007 10:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello Purple. Its not a silly question,if we dont ask we wont find out :-)

The no sting barrier spray that I use is called Cavilon. I find that as well as protecting the skin it makes the adhesive on the flange stick better too.


Michelle578
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Date Joined Jun 2007
Total Posts : 15
   Posted 6/4/2007 12:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Dawn,

I use 3-M cavilon no stick barrier wipes and I love them. It doesn't hurt at all and sometimes my skin gets really raw under the wafer.

~Michelle
Crohn's Disease for 15 years
Currently no meds...
I have an ileostomy and it is the only thing that made the quality of my life better...

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