Securing the Stoma: Best Ostomy Safety Belts?

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al1950
Apr 16, 2019 2:36 am

Anyone, help me out. What are the best methods for securing the stoma?

Hygienist3K
Apr 16, 2019 3:00 am
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al1950
Apr 16, 2019 3:19 pm

What are the best ways to hold the stoma appliance in place? I use Skin Tac, which helps a lot. But what belts work the best to prevent it from moving and leaking? Thanks for your reply and have a good one.

mariner752
Apr 18, 2019 3:56 pm

Hello al1950.

I use Hollister Urostomy pouches with the serial number 29301. These pouches are made with a lug on either side of the pouch, and Hollister provides an elastic belt with a small plastic hook at each end. They are simple to fit and comfortable to wear.

al1950
Apr 18, 2019 11:54 pm

Thanks for the reply, will give them a try this week. It sounds like an elastic belt with hooks attached. Will make one in the morning. Once again, thanks for your email.

 
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iMacG5
Apr 19, 2019 9:13 pm

Hey Al, I forgot to mention that I wear a hernia belt.  It was custom made for my appliance by Nu Hope Labs.  It's impossible for the appliance to move with this belt.

Mike