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Tue Jan 17, 2017 1:05 am

I have an ileostotomy........has any one sky dived with a bag? does it blow up with air.....if i did it shoud i bring a change of bags.....some how I think the thrill of the jump is worth the shit i may have to deal with once on the ground

Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:10 am

Hello Moonshine.


If the worst happens, I'm sure you will not be the only one who has shit themselves at their first sky dive.

Best wishes


Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:17 pm

omg....never thought of it that way

Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:40 pm


  That's one of the things on my bucket list.  I would probably make sure that my bag was empty prior to the jump.  I think that the equipment you'll have to put on will be more than adequate to keep the bag in place.  I don't foresee any issues.  Just have fun!!



Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:52 pm

yea I am a freak about keeping my pouch empty. I have a bidet (toliet wand) at my home to flush it clean. I empty at least every hour. this way i can still wear tight jeans, skirts, leggings etc.......I have learned to adjust


you seem like a great guy

Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:08 pm


I won't say a "great" guy.....just a good guy....*evil grin*

Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:43 pm

Hey moonshine, take a chance!!! You seem like your courageous we only live once. Were you thinking of doing it soon? Good luck in advance !!! Angelicamarie

Sat Jan 21, 2017 7:58 am

That is so cool, about skydiving that is, this is something I want to do someime in my life as well.  Have same concerns about the bag filling up with air.  I know they sell bags with vents in them though, or so I read.  I am a year out wearing a Urostomy bag.

Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:43 pm

Hello Moonshine.


I have a ostomy bag and gone sky driving  5 times over the last 2 years with out any problems.




Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:07 pm

Take a couple of lomotil to slow down the flow.

Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:17 am

Hi, have you considered irrigation? My bag is always empty for upto 2 days 

Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:43 pm

Hi, I haven't skydived since my ileostomy but I have been on several paragliding flights, including one in the Annapurna Range above Pokhara, Nepal.

Can't say I noticed anything different. 

Same when I did a shallow dive on The Barrier Reef.

As long as you feel ok with your bags, I use a Sensura Mio with a Dermacol collar.  They have never let me down.

Tue May 01, 2018 9:14 am
I have jumped recently with a colostomy, with no problems. Though its best to be as empty as possible because your bowels are loosened a bit going up then coming down. But yes have some spares for after.
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