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Many factors can affect the frequency of your pouching system changes, including your stoma type. Explore what impacts wear time and how you can extend it.
Some of the most common questions people have after ostomy surgery are about how often a pouching system should be changed. Let’s look at some things that can affect the life of your pouching system, as well as some ways to increase wear time.
Factors that affect wear time
Many variables can affect how long you can wear your skin barrier and pouch. A lot depends on the stoma type, location and type of output. Here are a few other factors that will likely impact your wear time:
Wear time tips
Proper fit, good skin hygiene and a regular schedule will help maximise wear time. With good ostomy care habits, you can wear your pouching system longer for greater convenience and fewer issues. Plus, you’ll get the most from your ostomy supplies.
Here are a few things to consider:
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