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Having a peristomal (around the stoma) skin complication is one of the most common reasons people living with an ostomy seek medical attention. Urine and feces can be irritating to the skin. That’s why a skin barrier or adhesive is essential in preventing peristomal skin damage.

Click below to learn how to keep your peristomal skin healthy. If you believe you have a peristomal skin complication, contact your healthcare professional as soon as possible.