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I Want To Stop Using The Toilet And Start Wearing Adult Diapers For The Health Benefits
Never: Heard about risks. Another question -why?Get a more detailed answer ›
Worn/wet adult diapers for over a year by choice. Not going to stop, otherwise well-adjusted and successful. Regular doc will eventually ask what's up. Worried about how to answer when he does. Help?
The Truth: Yes, it's pretty unusual. You can let your doctor know what you are doing, or just not talk about it. Let him know you prefer it for whatever reason, and he should accept it. (this assumes you don't have any other issues going on). ...Read more
Not yet...: Haven't seen any exciting colors or prints on adult-sized diapers. Only the kid's diapers and pull-ups have the designs and prints on them. Seems like this is a "new product" opportunity for someone to bring to market. ...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
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
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 more
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 more
When you change an adult diaper and it's just wet, are you supposed to wipe the area clean anyway?
I give myself enemas at least 4 times a week! I tend to expell them into an adult diaper! Is this safe?
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
Please clarify: Your question. Am not sure what you mean by that. Thanks. ...Read more
Some adult diapers seem to work better than others. Any recommendations for nighttime for 115 lb formerly 5'5" thin frame lady. Sleeping thru night 92?
Adjustable depends: You are indeed on the slender side--should be proud to have such figure in these days and age. Anyhow, adult diapers are not one-size fits all. You should you look for the ones that are adjustable to allow better fitting/wrapping around your body/frame to minimize leakage. Best of luck. ...Read more
Adult diaper rash: Is the adult in diapers or is the rash in the underwear area so u are calling it diaper rash? If there is too much moisture in the area or if person is diabetic/not cleaning well after using the rest room, these are areas to be addressed first. Try air drying after washing with luke warm water&have cotton undergarments. If in diaper for a reason, change as soon as it is wet. Try naystatin ointment. ...Read more
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
Stay dry: Keep the area as dry as possible. If there is itching & redness, some over the counter medications may help (antifungals). Be careful using otc steroid creams. If diabetic, see your pcp. Wear cotton underwear or none at all when possible but if wearing diapers, change ofen, wash often, dry often, use absorbent material like corn starch and use barrier creams (some have zinc). If? 's, see pcp! ...Read more
If I keep having bladder accidents even after crossing my legs, should I wear adult diapers or take medication?
I am 40yrs old and I have to wear adult diapers, because I have asthma and when I cough I leak maybe a little and sometimes a lot what I'd the problem?
At night at nursing home, mom leaks urine out of adult diapers. I bought four kinds of them today and I am hoping they help. Is there one best for thin older woman?
Not really: All are abt the same. If enough volume, none will stop leaking. ...Read more
If someone has incontinence and wears diapers would it be OK to wear a diaper to an yearly checkup? And what is best for summer wearing a plastic or cloth back adult diaper?
If someone has incontinence and wears diapers would it be OK to wear a diaper to an yearly checkup? And what is best for summer wearing a plastic or cloth back adult diaper? An yea it is me who wears the diapers 24 male I wear size medium.
Cloth diaper: Or pull ups are best suited for summer, and no problem wearing them for a yearly check, wish you wellness ...Read more
I'm losing huge amnt of blood w huge clots;bleeding since7/7/13last 24hrs I'm bleeding thru 18g tampons into adult diapers. Losing so much so quickly, I'm scared. Feel weak. Should I go to er?
Yes, I would recommend you go to the emergency room at a local hospital as soon as possible because you have been having heavy
vaginal bleeding for the last three weeks.
There is a high probability you may be anemic
from your blood loss. You will need to have
a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate the presence
of uterine fibroids which may be causing your
bleeding and you will also need a CBC for
anemia. ...Read more
If you get circumcised as adult, do you still get the same health benefits as if you were cirumcised at birth?
Yes, mainly in that you would be less likely to harbor diseases/viruses that can be transmitted.
The chance of penis cancer is low regardless.
HOWEVER, unless there are problems with being uncircumcised (such as infections, irritation, pain, etc), I don't think you need it at this point in your like. ...Read more
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