Living on dialysis and have Ostomy

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   Posted 5/1/2016 3:10 AM (GMT -6)   
How to keep my ostomy , from smelling too much , I'm very insecure,, had a embarrassing time on dialysis , any products that work??
I'm using body spray, and hospitals have a no scent policy!! Plz help any help would be appreciated, confused

Post Edited (H8ThisThing72) : 5/1/2016 12:00:06 PM (GMT-6)

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   Posted 5/8/2016 7:36 PM (GMT -6)   
You might want to also post (if you haven't already) on the Ostomies board.

I had a temporary ileostomy about 6 years ago, but thankfully got it reversed 2-1/2 months after I got it.

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   Posted 5/10/2016 12:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi ... I've been an ileostomate since 1997. 5-months ago, my Nephrologist said, that I have ckd stage 3. rapidly I progressed to stage 4.. I have NO Limitations... I do take sodium bicarbonate. that's ALL. shouldn't I be "doing-something-else" to halt the Kidney Disease ? ? any response is appreciated. thanks~very much.

Odors from ostomates are MUCH stronger, than from 'normal' people. the most Effective product for me (after years of experimenting) is:
* M9 by Hollister, product #7717. -->it is an Odor eliminator.
fyi... for the past several years... I've been using: M9-drops + Irish Spring [body wash]
besides stopping the odor -- it adds a pleasant smell :-))
buy.. -M9 from your Ostomy supplier.
buy.. -Irish Spring at your grocery store. relax ~ I guarantee ---this will work ! stan, Cleveland, Ohio area.
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