The Different Types of Ostomies

An ostomy is generally a part of the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, or other similar abdominal condition. Most of the people think of a colostomy when they hear the word ostomy. The fact of the matter is that there are two types of intestinal ostomies: ileostomy and colostomy. Let’s discuss both of them. …

How to Prevent Ostomy Odor

Those who have ostomates worry about passing gas or emitting odors in public, and you may worry if it’ll interfere with your social life, cause stress and anxiety, or the like.  Usually, they’re made of odor-proof materials, which is great, until there’s of course a leak.  You should only notice smells however when you empty …

How to Prevent Ostomy Leakage

Stoma, a new organ in your body after an ostomy operation. Well, every ostomy person knows about the name, purpose, and care. No doubt, you do care a lot about your opening, diet, and lifestyle. But, the stoma still creates some scenes (sometimes problematic and sometimes dramatic) in a public place, gathering, party, office, during …

Packing Trips for Traveling with an Ostomy

If you’ve been looking to travel, but now you have an ostomy, you may wonder what you need to do when it comes to packing and supplies. Luckily, we’re got it covered. Here, we’ll highlight all of the packing tips that work with your ostomy lifestyle.  It can be a bit hard, but here, we’ll …