When it comes to ostomy care, we understand that you have a lot of questions. We’re here to help you find out everything you need to know. Whether you’re preparing for ostomy surgery and don’t know what to expect, or you’re interested in learning more about ostomy care and products post-surgery, we’ve got the information you need. We also offer additional support through our Coloplast Care program which provides advice, inspiration, and education resources for people living with an ostomy.
It's natural to have a lot of questions before ostomy surgery. In this section, you can start getting some answers. You’ll find information about the different types of ostomies, the kind of products you’ll be using, and other related topics.Read more
In addition to product information, you'll find helpful tips in this section about keeping your skin healthy, dealing with stoma bag problems, and other important information for after surgery. You'll also find useful links to various patient organizations.Read more
Here you will find information about life with an ostomy: how to keep the skin around your stoma healthy, continue to participate in an active lifestyle, as well as useful online tools for ensuring you still have the right product.Read more
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We understand that it takes a little time and a little help to get familiar with our products. So whether it is the application of our products or removal of it or even the regular checks that you need to keep, we have comprehensive step by step guidance aided by simple videos for you to make the experience easy.
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You must be looking forward to a simple and easy living with Ostomy which seems normal. And it will raising a whole lot of questions as well about so many aspects. So from day to day routine issues to the physical activities you can do to deeper concerns like scope of intimacy we will try and address all of them for you.
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If your bladder or urinary system is damaged or diseased and you are unable to pass urine normally, you may need a urinary diversion. This is called a urostomy, an ileal conduit or a Bricker bladder.Read more
In an ileostomy operation, part of your small bowel (ileum) is brought to the surface of your abdomen to form the stoma.Read more
In a colostomy operation, part of your colon is brought to the surface of your abdomen (belly) to form the stoma.Read more
When a colostomy is performed, part of your large intestine (called colon) is brought to the surface of your abdomen forming the stoma. The stoma allows the stool to pass through. A colostomy is usually created on the left-hand side of your abdomen. Stools in this part of the intestines are typically firm. Having a stoma means that control of defecation is lost and you will therefore need a stoma bag to collect the stool
There are two different types of colostomy surgery: End colostomy and loop colostomy.
When an ileostomy is performed, part of your small intestine (called ileum) is brought to the surface of your abdomen forming the stoma. The stoma allows the stool to pass through. An ileostomy is usually created on the right-hand side of your abdomen. Stools in this part of the intestine are typically loose to watery. Having a stoma means that control of defecation is lost and you will therefore need a stoma bag to collect the stool
There are two different types of ileostomy surgery: End ileostomy and loop ileostomy.
If your bladder or urinary system is damaged or diseased and you are unable to pass urine normally, you will need a urinary diversion to replace the function of the bladder. This is called a urostomy, an ileal conduit or a Bricker bladder.
When a urostomy is performed an isolated part of the intestine is brought onto the surface of the right-hand side of your abdomen to act as an outlet for urine. The ureters are detached from the bladder and reattached to the isolated section of the intestine. Because this section of the intestine is too small to function as a reservoir, and there is no muscle or valve to control urination, you will need a urostomy pouch to collect the urine.
Watch videos on how to prepare, apply, empty and remove your ostomy solution.
Before use, always consult the 'Instructions for Use' document delivered with your products.
See video on how to prepare the baseplate of your ostomy solution.
Note! This is an instructional video for using a 1-piece solution. The procedure is the same if you use a 2-piece solution.
See video on how to apply a 1-piece ostomy solution.
Note! Remember to close the outlet of the pouch if you use an open pouch before application.
See video on how to apply a 2-piece ostomy solution. Note! Remember to close the outlet of the pouch if you use an open pouch before application.Read more
SenSura is the core range of ostomy appliances from Coloplast. A unique double-layer adhesive makes SenSura pouches secure, as well as keeping skin healthy.Read more
The Alterna spiral adhesive is a combination of materials designed for security and protection in a spiral-structure, for Secure adherence to your skin and absorption of moisture from your skin - providing skin friendliness and protection from irritationRead more
Our new Brava® range of accessories features products that are designed to reduce leakage and protect the skin. They also help to achieve customized solutions for different body shapes and needs.Read more
Clothes are a part of my identity, so I worried about what I could wear after my operation. Today, I still dress the way I want.
I was so glad to get back to work, it meant a lot to me. At first I worried about my ostomy appliance, but now I’m just focused on the job.
I lost 35 kilos when I was ill. But I have put it all back on. I feel determined, I’m training regularly and I’m now a specialist personal trainer.
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Chances are that your body shape has changed since you first had your surgery. Check your body profile and stoma type to find the right solution for you.Take Body Check Now