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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?
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 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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer