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  • Why must we renew a prescription annually - General Ostomy Support Issues - Ostomyland Community
    might even be dangerous Ostomyland is not responsible for the content of the posts made each member is responsible for their own posts So if you ever did get any duff advice unlikely but could happen one day then blame the person who posted the message and not Ostomyland We are proud to be HON code certified and work very hard to meet the requirements of their principles As such and as requested under principle 4 of the HON code guidelines we must ask that members of the forums please quote sources for any medical information they give which is not based on personal experience Thanks Sign in to follow this Followers 1 Why must we renew a prescription annually Started by dnworkman 20 Oct 2015 3 posts in this topic dnworkman 0 Newbie Members 0 2 posts Posted 20 Oct 2015 Is it just me or does anyone else have trouble each year trying to get a prescription renewed so I can continue to get my ostomy supplies Why do we have to have a prescription for something that is not a drug Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Alice 164 Super Member 1000 Happy Helper 164 1 325 posts Location Earth for now Posted 18 February Hi dnworkman My doctors must sign a release every time I place an order I don t get it either It s not like we can just stop using our supplies or that our colons are going to magically regrow Share this post Link to post Share on other sites laurence 211 Advanced Member 500 The 500 Club 211 569 posts Location Montreal Quebec Canada Posted 19 February dnworkman It sounds like you don t need a prescription as long as you don t mind not complying with

    Original URL path: http://www.ostomyland.org/ostomyboardipb/topic/10039-why-must-we-renew-a-prescription-annually/ (2016-04-25)
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  • showering with ostomy bag - General Ostomy Support Issues - Ostomyland Community
    advice unlikely but could happen one day then blame the person who posted the message and not Ostomyland We are proud to be HON code certified and work very hard to meet the requirements of their principles As such and as requested under principle 4 of the HON code guidelines we must ask that members of the forums please quote sources for any medical information they give which is not based on personal experience Thanks Sign in to follow this Followers 1 showering with ostomy bag Started by Lori K 6 January 3 posts in this topic Lori K 0 Newbie Members 0 1 post Posted 6 January I m looking to purchase some type protection to keep my ostomy bag dry while showering I know you can get the pouch wet but sometimes you need to jump in the shower and go I can t afford to pay for an expensive product I did see a product but when I checked the site out it said it might not be safe to purchase from Thank you so much for your advice Share this post Link to post Share on other sites laurence 211 Advanced Member 500 The 500 Club 211 569 posts Location Montreal Quebec Canada Posted 6 January Hi Lori I take it you re using a one piece system because if you were using a two piece then you would just affix another bag onto the wafer flange after your shower Also I am assuming that your main concern as far as wetness goes is with water entering under the wafer flange resulting in its diminished adhesion Here s a suggestion ALP Global Sure Seal Rings These go over your wafer flange extending beyond its perimeter and forming a water tight yet breathable seal Put one on

    Original URL path: http://www.ostomyland.org/ostomyboardipb/topic/10070-showering-with-ostomy-bag/ (2016-04-25)
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