Ballooning occurs when air / gas from the stoma causes the pouch to inflate, which can sometimes cause it to detach from the skin.
If you are using the filter covers (stickers) that come in the box with your pouches, then limit the amount you use them as they are intended to keep gas in the pouch.
For additional support and advice concerning leakage, please visit the Coloplast® Care site.
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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