Some Thoughts About Showering & Bathing with An Ostomy
Around 5 years ago, when I was getting prepared to live with an ostomy, I seemed to have many different questions that kept coming up in my mind?
Could I do This? Would I ever be able to do This ever Again? How do you Do this? Many different questions?
Basically any questions that pertained to things that a normal person does and never even thinks about doing, I had huge concerns about them.
So I thought that I would share 4 tips that will help you deal with showering & bathing with an ostomy. Tips to consider are to help you handle your transition to having an ostomy.
4 Tips To Help When Showering and Bathing With an Ostomy
TIP #1 Bathing and Showering with a stoma will not cause you to get infections, etc….
TIP #2 You don’t need to baby your stoma. It can take on water and you will be fine.
TIP #3 Enjoy Yourself. Relax and enjoy your shower and baths as you always had. Worries…..
TIP #4 Drying Yourself after the shower or bath will be different for you
So there is a bit to discuss here. Let’s move on and I will share my experiences and views.