I had a bath the other day and my flange gave way in two days. I forgot to put skin prep on. There must have been oil on my skin after the bath. I often get 10 days on my flange. So this is just a reminder to myself to not forget the skin prep after a bath. When I shower it is not an issue.
I only use adhesive remover and dry before putting my flange on. Never had any problems and I am in my pool every day! Still get 10 days out of the flange. What do you prep with X?
Smith&nephew NO-STING SKIN-PREP or Cavilon by 3M No Sting Barrier Film both work good
Will keep that in mind if anything changes with me!
Wow, you guys must hold a record for how long the your flange stays on. I use uni-solve to remove excess adhesive and both skin prep and karaya powder and never got more than 6 days between changes over 40 years with an ileostomy. Congrats!
it is crazy! When I first started, I was lucky to last a day! Funny how finding the right product for you makes such a difference. I was told to use all that paste and powders and was given some in a kit from the hospital! The more stuff I used, the worse it got! Less is best for me! Lucky to have good skin I guess!