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Incontinence Pads Colostomy Bags
Human Waste: Be mindful of your trash collectors. You can dispose of them in regular trash, like you would a baby's diaper. I would recommend a strong plastic bag that is tied off. You may wish to have a covered trash bin in a closet or cabinet with a baby-lock, especially if you have dogs. Empty the can frequently to keep odors down. Wash your hands with soap and water for 30 seconds after handlin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more
Yes: If you are being admitted to the hospital you can bring your own incontinence pads. If you do not, the hospital should provide them but they may not have the product you normally use (some may only carry normal peripads and diapers rather than incontinence pads). If it will make your stay more comfortable bring your own. ...Read more
Clothing : Wear looser fitting clothing. U can still dress sharp. ...Read more
Spending a fortune on incontinence pads, pants prob to pay fat celebs with lots of kids for ads. Any substitutes?
Poise or Depends: Poise pads are especially designed to capture leaking urine and seem less bulky than depends, which are more suited to containing larger amounts of involuntary urine leakage. In general, poise tend to be used by patients with sui (stress urinary incontinence) and depends by those with ui (urge incontinence). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on vacation and i've had a flare-up of incontinence from hoisting bags. Does anyone here have a quick fix for this?
Stress incontinence: Stress incontinence is from a weakness of the ligaments under the urethra It causes leaking with cough, laugh, sneeze, straining. You can try wearing a tampon, which can put pressure on the urethra. Change the tampon frequently at least every 4 hours as not to hold in infection Resource: www.voicesforpfd.org ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just asked question about cecum. This happens all the time. I have puss bags come out my rectum with a colostomy. Smell bad and feel ill with cramp?
What?: I don't understand your question could you please rephrase it. ...Read more