I agree with Cece and Shaz, aftert using paste for 23 years!!!
Hey Summer -- some people use the paste in other areas of the wafer besides just around the stoma, some use it to fill in areas where there may be uneven skin due to scarring, etc. So, you should be fine.
Diagnosed with CD in 1979, many resections and meds
Perm Ileostomy July 1984 at Cleveland Clinic
Disease free since surgery