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How to Dress with an Ostomy Video

Laura Cox
Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist | Shield HealthCare
06/22/15  10:50 PM PST

Watch Shield HealthCare’s Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura, as she talks about how to dress with an ostomy in this new video!

Laura discusses tips and tricks to disguise your ostomy underneath clothing. She gives suggestions for undergarments that will hold the ostomy tight and close to your body to flatten any buldges it creates. She also discusses what types of clothing may do the best at camouflaging the ostomy pouch.

If you’re interested in reading Laura’s article about how to dress with an ostomy, find Shield HealthCare’s Dressing Article HERE.

Here are the links Laura discusses in the video:

Ostomy Undergarments:

Click here to head to our webinar recording where Laura discusses more about dressing with an ostomy, along with sleeping with an ostomy and intimacy with an ostomy.

Click here for Laura’s Intimacy and Ostomies article.

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Dear Laura, I wear a two piece ostomy bag. I need help with concealing an ostomy bag. When I move around my shirt hikes up and the tip of the bag peeks out from under my shirt.
Tom
Hi Tom, I have a few suggestions that may help!
 
First, I'm wondering if a stealth belt would be a good option for you. This is a black belt that you can conveniently tuck your ostomy in to. It requires you to turn your ostomy pouch 45 degrees...


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2 Comments

  1. Duane Talkington
    Posted July 23, 2015 at 3:49 pm PDT

    I would like some information about intimacy and ostomy

  2. Posted July 23, 2015 at 4:46 pm PDT

    Hi Duane, we will post an article about intimacy in the next week or two, but I did talk about intimacy and having an ostomy on today’s webinar. It will definitely be posted today or tomorrow and you’ll be able to find it on our site! Thanks!

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