Stoma Guard Comparison
Low Profile Standard Size
This is pretty close to the actual size of each of the two guards available to you.
The Low Profile Guard is most discreet and is a good choice for stomas that stick out 5/8 inches or less. In comparison, the Standard size may be a better option for you if your stoma sticks out up to 1 -1/4" inches.
What makes this guard "Uniquely Better?'
The gray/blue adapters shown above
fit around your particular appliance's 'flange' so the guard stays in place over your stoma exactly where you need it. By 'flange' I mean the Tupperware-like connection of a two piece appliance. It also works quite well around the weld connection that attaches the pouch to the skin barrier.
Form fitted clothing is what holds the guard in place instead of a belt... but by all means, use a one inch elastic belt in the holes provided on the face of the guard if you need to... you decide!
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Our hope is that the Ostomy Resolutions Stoma Guard® has a solution for your needs to help you get you back to your normal work, lifestyle and choice of clothing!
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Wear Your Jeans Sleep Better
Prevent Leaks Manage Gas
Support Peristomal Skin Resume Work
Go Beltless (or Not) Protect Your Stoma
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Protection from inadvertent bumps by children or pets;
Guards against seatbelts, utility belts, waistbands or items carried;
Prevents gas from ballooning a pouch above your waistband;
Helps prevent blowouts and leakage;
Aids in the adhesion of skin barriers;
It can help flatten peristomal skin around stomas sited within minor skin folds;
Allows for more free flow of output... we need our space, right?
Have a short, flush or recessed stoma? This guard can really help!
If Protection is What You're After...Let Me Count the Ways!
The guards are meant to be worn under regular jeans or slacks, harnessing their snugness to act as a belt of sorts, holding the guard firmly against the taped portion of your skin barrier and abdomen with the appliance tucked away and out of sight. While this is an awesome tool for many, it may not work for you if you have a large abdomen (can I say "beer belly?) with a stoma down low, because the waistband of your clothing may pull downward on the guard, rather than an inward push that keeps the guard from slipping off the skin barrier's flange or weld connection of a one piece appliance. Just being honest here...but check out the video on the next page.