Ostomy Supporting Products – Barrier

What is it? ‘Barrier’ refers to sprays, wipes and creams that add protection to the peristomal skin. The common aspects and ‘selling points’ of these products are: Creating a thin breathable barrier that protects the skin from damage. This damage commonly comes from the use of adhesives, output from the stoma and friction. They are safe and effective even with frequent use. There is no residue build-up. Protection can be on-going for up to 72hrs. Once applied, they dry within seconds. Some barriers can prevent perspiration penetrating the baseplate. When it comes to barrier cream; whilst it creates a long-lasting…

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