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Can You Tell When An Adult Is Wearing A Disposable Diaper
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
Protect your clothes: If you occasionally leak, thru a wet toot or difficulty making it to the can on time this might help you temporarily. I can't see any adult walking around with the same load a 3yo won't live with. ...Read more
Depends on rash: Many diaper rash ointments contain zinc oxide, which is an effective treatment for many irritative rashes that occur. It is harmless unless you think there is an infection along with the rash. Keep in mind if it's not improving in a week to seek further evaluation/treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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