So when the filter does get wet, or clogged, the bag will just fill up with air like it typically would do for a bag with no filter?
Absolutely! The paste like consistency will probably still end up clogging the filter tho but you may have some luck with them. No company has actually come up with a filter that works really well for ileos... yet!
Ash also said...
When the filter expels the air from the bag, does it make noise?
Not at all. It just stops the bag from getting full of gas without any noise whatsoever.
lol Amey, I love it. :) Maybe you should suggest to the company that they provide something like this? :)
Judy, I use Coloplast bags with the velcro and find that as long as I clean the end really well, nothing seeps out of the end especially since you can turn the end up and tuck it into the cloth covering the bag. I've heard complaints about the Hollister velcro bags and from what I can work out, it's because the velcro is placed differently in them to the Coloplast bags, making them harder to clean?
I have had an ileostomy for 31 years now due to UC.
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