Take a Look at Your Skin


Taking care of your stoma and the surrounding skin is important. Keeping the skin healthy can go a long way to making you feel confident and comfortable with an ostomy.

You may have a few unanswered questions about managing your skin at home. To help you maintain the skin around your stoma, we have put together some useful tips to keeping your skin healthy. Often people do not realise when there is a problem, understanding what is normal and not normal can help minimise stress. The following guidance will also help you to check your stoma and your skin: it tells you what is normal and what is not normal.

Access the following link to download our handy leaflet on skin health tips -
Take a look at your skin.