You should make it a habit to examine the area around your ostomy, and make a note of any changes to it. Start by comparing the skin around your ostomy to the skin on the other side of your abdomen to see if it looks similar, it may help you to use a mirror.
Being aware of even the smallest changes to the area around your stoma and adjusting your products to those changes, you may reduce the risk of leakage and skin irritation.
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