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skin irritation

I have been wearing an ostomy bag for over 50 years.  Recently  I have had severe skin irritation  and my  upperr skin is raw.  What can I do to correct this?
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What have you been using for protection ? Does it not help any more ?

There is Emu Oil if you have heard of it.. It heals skin ailments such as this issue that you have. They are available on line at Amazon.
Here is a google On Uses of Emu Oil:

EMU OIL OVERVIEW INFORMATION
The emu is a flightless bird that resembles a small ostrich. Emu oil is taken from the fat of this bird during processing. It is used to make medicine.

Emu oil is taken by mouth for improving cholesterol levels, as a source of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids, for weight loss, and as a cough syrup for colds, H1N1 (swine) flu, and flu.

Some people apply emu oil to the skin for relief from sore muscles, aching joints, pain or inflammation, carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, shin splints, and gout. It is also used topically to improve healing of wounds, cuts, and burns from radiation therapy; to reduce bruises and stretch marks; to reduce scarring and keloids; to heal surgical wounds caused by removing skin for skin grafts; to reduce redness due to acne; and to soften dry cuticles and promote healthy nails. Emu oil is also used topically athlete's foot; diaper rash; canker sores; chapped lips; poor circulation; and skin conditions, including cancer, dry skin, dandruff, eczema, psoriasis, wrinkles or age spots. It is also used to protect skin from sun damage and to promote more youthful looking skin.

Emu oil is also applied to the skin to reduce pain and irritation from shingles, bedsores, hemorrhoids, diabetic nerve pain, insect bites, earaches, eye irritation, "growing pains," and frostbite. It is used for rashes, razor burn, and nicks.

Some massage therapists apply emu oil to clients’ skin as part of their treatment.

Some people put emu oil inside the nose to treat colds and flu.
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I use this everyday, heals sunburn, insect bites, swelling fingers, arthritis, raw skin from itching, etc. Hope you try it it will keep your skin protected from the irritation .  Good luck.





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Duoderm works well too. :)
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