3M Nexcare - Stomaseal Colostomy Dressings are highly absorbent pads that can absorb 6 times its own weight in fluid. This dressing can be used as a form of effective stoma protection. The pad has an adhesive border that holds the dressing securely in place. The adhesive border resists fluid penetration which protects skin and keeps stomal discharge away from clothing. 3M Nexcare hypoallergenic stomaseal dressings are skin friendly and won't irritate peristomal skin. Nexcare Stomaseal can be used with a regulated colostomy, draining wounds, and/or fistulas. Stomaseal works as a stoma cover during showers or times of intimacy, it is best used when the stoma is not active.