my convatec pouch

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   Posted 5/8/2011 4:59 PM (GMT -6)   
I am using convatec wafers and pouches however the pouch has a filter in it and it leaks stool out of it does anyone else have this problem and if they do what do they do

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   Posted 5/8/2011 5:46 PM (GMT -6)   
There's a whole thread about this, started 5/2 by blueheron.... just scroll down a bit and you can read about it. People talked about ways to cover the filter and alternate pouches w/the same wafer and no filter.
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