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Swimming with a Tracheostomy

 

Specialized equipment is available that can be used to stop water from going into the stoma for swimming. Once a tracheostomy has been performed, it is not possible to swim without using specialized equipment unless the stoma site has healed completely.

Tracheostomy Questions? E-mail tracheostomysupport@jhmi.edu

 
 

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Breathe easy! Suctioning is very
important to keep your airway open.


   

 

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