Here’s a Tip for Keeping Your Pouch Dry in the Shower

Here’s a Tip for Keeping Your Pouch Dry in the Shower

There was a recent post on the OstomyConnection page of Facebook by Amber Wallace.  In it, she talks about her tip for keeping her pouch dry in the shower.  I can relate!  She uses the same Hollister pouch that I use, and I cringe at getting it wet (I find the Coloplast and Convatec pouches dry much more quickly, and the Coloplast are the best). I’ve not tried her technique, but it involves using the standard disposable bags that come in our pouch orders, and taping them around the pouch to keep it dry. If I’m in a rush, I just put on a new bag and dry the wafer with my hair dryer. But I confess to extra showers sometimes before going out in the evening, and this might be a good tip to try.

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