Itching and Other Peristomal Skin Concerns | Hollister IE

Itching and Other Peristomal Skin Concerns


Sometimes You See It, Sometimes You Don't

From redness to irritation, to no visible signs of complication, itchy peristomal skin is a very real problem. No one should have to accept skin concerns as part of life with a stoma.


Scratching the Surface of Peristomal Itching

How much do you know?

Uncover facts about peristomal itching and other skin concerns in this interactive quiz.

  • How many people experience itchy skin around their stoma?
  • How many ostomy nurses hear about itching from their patients?
  • Do people with healthy looking skin experience itchy skin around their stoma?


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The Impact of Peristomal Skin Complications

Your skin health can make a big difference in your quality of life.

Problems with the skin around your stoma can create difficulty with keeping a pouching system in place, which may lead to higher product usage and higher costs. It could also mean less time spent doing things you enjoy with the people who are important to you.

Learn more about the impact of peristomal skin complications on quality of life.

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CeraPlus Skin Barrier

May help soothe itchy, dry skin.

Ceramide-infused formulation helps protect against damage, dryness, and itching.

The CeraPlus skin barrier comes in a range of fit options including one-piece, two-piece, flat and both soft and firm convex.


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* compared to non-ceramide skin barriers from Hollister Ostomy Care


The information provided herein is not medical advice and is not intended to substitute for the advice of your personal physician or other healthcare provider. This information should not be used to seek help in a medical emergency. If you experience a medical emergency, seek medical treatment in person immediately.