Living With An Ostomy Pouch

Living With An Ostomy Pouch

A colostomy bag is used to collect waste from the body during or post surgeries. Also known as stoma bag or Ostomy pouch, these bags are waterproof and small in size.  It can be a daunting thought to live with an attached bag post-surgery. Many a times patients worry about carrying out daily tasks with this kind of interference. They can be either temporary or permanent and take some time to adjust to. You can easily get these bags on platforms that provide medical and wound care products online.   

Below are some things you need to know about Ostomy bags.

  1. There is no interference in your life because of the bag. You can continue with your job, eat and drink as per your wish and move around pretty much the same way as before.
  2. There is nothing to be ashamed of. You might not want to boast about it but you need to inform your family and close ones. It makes it easier for them to understand the slight changes you need to make with respect to your diet and taking care of the bag.
  3. Emptying the bag is an easy task. You’ll have to head to the restroom about 4-5 times a day to empty the bag. Some find it easier to navigate the pouch and handle the clothes while using the handicapped stall. There are no rules about emptying the bag in a particular manner, so feel free to work around it as you are comfortable.
  4. There are minor changes made to your diet to take care of your health and the bag. Most foods don’t cause complications and can be consumed without fear. But it essential to follow your doctor’s advice on a few items s/he marks off the list.

Smart Medical Buyer is an online platform for you to buy medical equipment online with ease. You can find all you need on their platform; be it simple instruments like thermometers or bandages or urological supplies.

The company is running a great offer at the moment on all its Coloplast products. On shopping for Rs 2500 or more you can avail a 5% discount by using the promo code COLO5. A certified and reliable manufacturer, Coloplast products are the most common ones used in hospitals and clinics. So grab on the opportunity and make the most of the offer!

Kunal Sood

Kunal Sood

Kunal has over 3 years working in the Real Estate Finance and Development industry in UK and India. He started his career as an acquisitions consultant analysing and structuring real estate investments in London and other parts of UK for a sovereign wealth fund.
Kunal Sood

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