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Adult Swim Diapers
No: Adult diapers come in many shapes and sizes. They are designed with tiny beads that turn into gel when they absorb urine. The gel keeps the fluid contained and absorbs odors. Products in a variety of sizes can be worn under most lose clothing without any visual signs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't recommend: A specific brand, but consider these factors: Do you just need a light pad for mild stress incontinence or be able to use a single diaper for multiple wettings. Choose a diaper that's compatible with your clothing, i.e. bulkiness. Pull-on underwear/pads may be easier to remove/pull up and down. Try a sample pack first. Plastic back contains moisture/odor. Should fit snuggly. Try out at home first. ...Read more
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Adult diapers: You might consider getting a pair of plastic diapers and use them over washable diapersor the ones in the store that have a thin layer along with a plastic sheet. I'm not sure how to make one, but hope this helps. ...Read more
No endorsements: Healthtap doctors cannot endorse specific products. Often, companies will send you samples of their product if you request them. Just e-mail or write to them. Then try out a few different ones and see which one works best for your particular needs. Much less expensive way to find out which one is best -for you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abena or Attends: Consumer search has a nice review of some adult diaper brands and tends to lean towards recommending abena or attends. As this is a personal choice, your idea of the best may vary. For more information, check out their review here: http://www. Consumersearch. Com/adult-diapers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When you change an adult diaper and it's just wet, are you supposed to wipe the area clean anyway?
Where is the rash...: Put the vaseline there to protect the skin. ...Read more
What is wrong with me do I have a fetish if I feel more secure in wearing an adult diaper and sucking on a pacifier?
Desire for care: Though I certainly may be wrong in your situation, it seems to me that your wearing a diaper and sucking on a pacifier is probably not so much a fetish as an expression of your desire for someone to care for you like a baby, providing all your needs. Psychotherapy may be worth your consideration. ...Read more
Adult diaper rash: For adult “diaper” rash keep skin clean & dry. Change diaper as soon as it's soiled or wet. For healing go without diaper for periods of time so affected area can air out. Avoid tight diapers or airtight covers over diaper. Meds your Dr. Might recommend include antifungal cream (for fungus), a steroid cream (for significant inflammation) or an antibiotic (for bacterial infection.) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I give myself enemas at least 4 times a week! I tend to expell them into an adult diaper! Is this safe?
Enemas: The only medical risk I can think of with frequent enemas is getting trauma to the lining of the rectum and then getting an infection from the irritated skin. I worry about water overload as well with such frequent introduction of water with the enema. As a physician I am concerned enough that maybe you should respond with the reason you are doing this so often... ...Read more