Leakage Control Tips for Traveling

Nov 17, 2016 5:04 am

When I travel anywhere grocery shopping, sightseeing in the local area, or long-distance traveling, I take 2 mini pads and fold them sticky sides together and absorbing sides outside. Tuck them in my clean pouch and let the pads absorb the exiting liquid from my stoma. I feel safe and can go a lot longer time before emptying the pouch and then adding 2 fresh mini pads.

Nov 18, 2016 3:16 pm

A great idea that works! I do the same sort of thing on the outside to absorb any leakagesfrom my stoma plug. But since I've been doing that, the pressure from the pad has stopped the leaks anyway.

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Nov 19, 2016 7:33 am

So... If you go grocery shopping, you're in danger of a leak?

Nov 19, 2016 9:33 am

The leak has no sympathy. LOL! The bastard can strike at any time.

Nov 19, 2016 9:34 am

The leak has no sympathy. Lol, the bastard can strike at any time.

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Nov 21, 2016 7:35 pm

I feel more secure wearing an ostomy belt. It helps hold my two-piece system together and in place.