Category Archives: Ostomy life

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I like the closure on this bag.  The bag has a velcro closure that you then roll up further and tuck into the sleeve of the bag where there is a second velcro closure.  I feel like it is more secure than the Hollister bag I reviewed. This is a one-piece bag.  I don’t like that you can’t see your stoma when applying the bag. […]

Ostomy life: coloplast bag review

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Posted on March 1, 2014 by

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I have had my (second) ileostomy for almost three weeks, and I am trying out products to see which is the best for me.  Convatec is out because I have sensitive skin and their products made my skin boil.  So, this week I have been using a Hollister light convexity bag.  It is a two part system with Hollisters “floating flange” and velcro sealed bag […]

Ostomy life: hollister bag review

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Posted on August 9, 2013 by

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About three years ago I was diagnosed with severe ulcerative colitis, and about two weeks ago I had surgery which left me with a temporary ileostomy.  This is actually my second temporary ileostomy, I got my first less than two years ago as a result of ulcerative colitis.  My first surgery was an ileostomy in August 2011 to remove my colon which, as my doctor […]

My story: my second ostomy

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Posted on August 9, 2013 by