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Ostomy Pancaking

Ostomy Pancaking | Ask Laura

Shield HealthCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, answers frequently asked question about ways to avoid ostomy pancaking.

Laura Cox, LPC
Stoma and Seat Belt

Stomas and Seat Belts | Ask Laura

I wanted to know what accessories should be used when starting to drive or ride in a car, since the stoma and seat belt are right next to each other.

Laura Cox, LPC
high elevation and ostomies

High Elevation and Ostomies | Ask Laura

We discuss the possible difficulties of being at high elevation and the solutions for these difficulties for high elevation and ostomies.

Laura Cox, LPC
Ileostomy Output

Ileostomy Output | Ask Laura

Laura answers a question about how to slow down ileostomy output during the night. This enables people with frequent output to get a better night sleep.

Laura Cox, LPC
Ostomy FAQs

Ostomy FAQs

Our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, regularly receives ostomy FAQs through our Ask Laura feature and our Facebook community.

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Eliminate Ostomy Odor

Medication or Pills to Eliminate Ostomy Odor | Ask Laura

Laura Cox, an ostomate since 2011, gives tips for what someone can do to lessen or eliminate ostomy odor, with medication and deodorant drops.

Laura Cox, LPC

Serving Medicare Ostomates Nationwide
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.
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 pouch...