Hi, pam222,I use the gel sachets called moreform and get them from my supplier they are really good I put 3 in the pouch before bed and put two in after emptying the bag throughout the day they are a godsend.
Answer to your other question i would cut down on some of the stuff you are using. this is what i do i have a retracted ileo. clean the area, dry well, add powder if the skin is irritated, don't use if its not, blow the excess powder off add a small amount of barrier,apply an eakin seal around the hole in one piece not bits, put on pouch and run finger round the inside quite firmly, i then add sure seals round the flange for extra protection, I haven't had a leak for ages.
As for your sore skin have you eaten anything acidy or spicy?as this can irritate the skin. also if you are not eating enough it could be the acid from the stomach. Hope this helps.Bevx
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