My first leak under the flange happened today. Others have talked about their leak problems. I haven't had any leaks or blowouts - ever. Several people have talked about ConvaTec products and liked them - so I tried it. With my third flange - today I had poo slip under the flange to the outer edge of the tape. I found it before any mess but I won't use it any more. I am returning to my standard ... Hollister two piece.
Tried - didn't like
ConvaTec Sure-fit Natura Durahesive skin Barrier with Hydrocolloid Flexible Collar. 411802 Two piece closed end.
I am returning to Hollister two piece closed end - Flange 14803.
I have used Hollister since August 2010. I have tried a few other samples but keep returning to Hollister. I have never had a leak or blowout or any problem. I realize that we each find what works best for us as individuals. This seems to be my best product.
I am just reporting to anyone seeking information.
I use Cavilon barrier cream - dimethicone- very light coating then blot. Then attach barrier. I hold it for a few minutes while it heats to my skin temperature. This seems to work best for me. If I have a suggestion of an itch I use witch hazel or vinegar or both. Dry well - always. Always hold tightly to my skin until I am sure of attachment. So far it has always worked.