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Date Joined Mar 2010
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   Posted 12/14/2010 1:38 PM (GMT -6)   
WeirdBeard posted that he uses Smith & Nephew Tincture of Benzoin under his wafer to stop irritation. He said that it is in a spray and covers the whole area.

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   Posted 12/14/2010 6:15 PM (GMT -6)   
     Dan, the irritation has diminished significantly.  I am using the stoma powder and have gone from changing my wafer every three days to every four or five days.  The surgeon recommended I do this.  Thanks.

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   Posted 12/18/2010 11:19 AM (GMT -6)   
I am away for the holidays, so I didn't see this until now. Christine, I am glad you have found something that works for you.
51 - male - in North Carolina near Asheville
UC is GONE!! Permanent ilieostomy on July 8th, 2010.
Stoma is named "Sparky".
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