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Sun Jul 12, 2020 7:20 pm

I am in the pool for a hour a day & I go to the river often- will all this water time mean more bag changes or cause leaks?

Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:14 pm

I think it more heat then wet that causes leaks. If it looks good before you go in you should be OK.

Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:39 pm

I agree with xnine - I am swimming a lot right now, and I don't have issues with leaks. What I do find is that the filter on the bag doesn't seem to last as long, even though I put the stickie over it before I go in the pool. Generally, I find that summer is hard on ostomy appliances; whether from the heat, or swimming.

 

Laurie

Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:35 am

Living in Florida- between pool and ocean, no problem with leaks.  I do wear a wrap by ostomy secrets for comfort while swimming.  Stay hydrated and enjoy. 😎

Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:45 pm

I don't swim that much but when I do I have no troubles.  I have a colostomy.  Best to you.

Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:52 pm

Same as showering. Should not cause an issue. 
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