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Is it difficult to make the barrier stick to your skin when applying?

If you are experiencing poor adhesion when applying the adhesive, it is often due to one of three reasons: 1) Un-removed residues from previous ostomy barriers creating an uneven skin surface. 2) Hair growth around the stoma resulting in the barrier sticking to the hairs instead of the skin. 3) Moist skin due to cleaning or output from the stoma.

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Brava® Adhesive Remover Brava® Adhesive Remover

Sting-free, easy removal of adhesives

The Brava Adhesive Remover is an easy way to remove your barrier and any adhesive on the skin, without compromising the adhesion of your next appliance.

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Adhesive remover is used to make the removal of your appliance easier.

The sting-free Brava Adhesive Remover enables you to remove your barrier and leftover residue easily. It doesn’t contain alcohol, so it doesn’t sting or hurt the skin. It dries within seconds and does not affect further adhesion, leaving you ready to apply a new barrier.
 

The Brava Adhesive Remover comes in two forms: a spray and a convenient wipe. The gentle spray makes it easy to remove the barrier, while the wipe gently removes adhesive residues left on the skin. The wipe's discreet packaging makes it practical for traveling or use on-the-go.

Issues with leakage, skin irritation or odor? The Brava Online Tool helps you to find the right solution!

Brava® Skin Barrier Brava® Skin Barrier

Sting-free skin protection from output and adhesives

The Brava® Skin Barrier reduces skin problems associated with leakage and adhesives without affecting the adhesion of the barrier. A skin barrier provides a protective layer of film on the skin to protect it from output and adhesives.

 

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The Brava® Skin Barrier is sting-free and reduces skin problems associated with output and adhesives. It leaves a thin breathable film on the skin, which protects it against potential damage. It dries within seconds and does not build up residue on the skin, leaving you ready to apply a new barrier. It comes in two forms: a spray and a wipe. The wipe's discreet packaging makes it practical for traveling or use on-the-go.

 

IMPORTANT! If you have any concerns – such as skin problems or how to use new products – you should always consult your ostomy nurse.

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Residues

Hair

  • Shave the area regularly so that the hair remains level with the skin, without the feeling of stubble.
  • Avoid shaving foam and other shaving products, and use a clean disposable razor. Alternatively, cut the hair with scissors. 

Moist

  • The skin must be completely clean and dry in order to obtain optimal adhesion. Make sure you use a soft, clean, and dry material to dab the moisture away. 
  • It can be a challenge to keep the skin dry during application if output is continuously coming out of the stoma. It might help to wrap a little gauze around the stoma while changing to absorb output. 

For additional support and advice concerning leakage and skin irritation, please visit the Coloplast® Care site.

Check your ostomy health regularly

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Join Coloplast® Care, our personalized support program that offers support and education when you need it, and we will remind you to check on your ostomy health on a regular basis.

The Ostomy Check helps you stay engaged with your pouching routine, enabling you to check that your skin is still healthy and, if not, seek guidance and advice to get you on the right track. 

Join Coloplast®  Care here or call us at 1-877-858-2656.

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