There are all kinds of problems that can occur when you are using an ostomy bag, and many of these problems have something or the other to do with the kind of impact that using such a thing can have on your overall lifestyle. This might be somewhat difficult for you to hear, but your ostomy bag could very well start to balloon due to the gases that could build up inside of it, gases that would have built up in your digestive tract but now make their way to the ostomy bag instead.
If you click here you can start to learn about the various ways in which ballooning can be dealt with. One way in particular that we feel like we should address is burping, but the problem with this is that you need to go to a secluded place to burp your ostomy bag or do it in a bathroom due to the reason that doing it in any other part of the world will make everyone notice the foul odor that has just emerged once all has been said and is now out of the way.
Getting a filter can make this far less of an issue than might have been the case otherwise. The reason behind this is that the filter is going to remove any and all odors that would come from ostomy bag burping, and you can therefore burp your ostomy bag pretty much wherever you like without having to concern yourself with what people might think when they smell the odor that can come from this. A lot of really amazing ostomy bags will come with filters built in if you look for them.