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Incontinence Wear Diaper
If someone has incontinence and wears diapers would it be OK to wear a diaper to an yearly checkup?
Absolutely: Your doctor needs to know this is one of your problems. Do not change your routine or needs. He/she may be able to help you with your problem. All the best. ...Read more
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
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
Need consult: You need evaluated by a uro-gynecologist. It can be transient, hormonal, an indicator of another medical condition, amenable to surgical correction, improved with medications, etc. You need a good history and exam by a specialist before you doom your self to 40+ years in adult diapers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diapers: No not really. Diapers are usually worn for a reason. ...Read more
I'm 22 years old & wear diapers. I have incontinence but still control my bowels, it bothers me while sleeping. How can I lose control so I can sleep?
If adult wears/wets diapers by choice 24/7 for months/years, will urinary incontinence eventually result? Any other worries if careful with hygiene?
I have incontinence (have seen doctor for it). Sometimes I have to go hours without someone changing my poopy diaper. How long is it ok to stay in it?
Possibly: The best pad or adult diaper will very from person to person. Fit is important & no two people are shaped exactly the same. Try different brands/styles to see what works best for you. Consider supplementing with additional incontinence pads or doubling at night if needed. Remember that there are many effective treatments for urge incontinence. Talk to a specialist to see if one might work for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: There are several options, depending on the problem. A cunningham clamp is placed on the penis and only opened when ready to urinate. Certain medications can help. A condom catheter is also effective where one urinates into a bag via a special condom. As a last resort, a urethral catheter or suprapubic catheter may be placed but these have increased complication rates, especially with infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since I have sever spinal stenosis and had a spinal fusion. Now I am in diapers. .is this common to have incontinence with these problems ?
Afraid so: this is getting bad. See a surgeon soon ...Read more
Is incontinence (suddenly needing to go and not being able to hold it in, am in diapers) and tight back of lower left leg muscles an urgent problem?
Incontinence: Yes! This may be an urgent matter so get an examination soon ...Read more
Clothing : Wear looser fitting clothing. U can still dress sharp. ...Read more
What are the signs and symptoms of urinary incontinince? Can not afford diapers and will ask dr for a rx. What do I tell her?
Urine leakage & odor: There are many causes & types of urinary incontinence (ui). Treatment will depend on the cause. A detailed history, physical exam, and testing can determine exactly what type of ui is occuring. Some types of leakage are treated with pelvic exercise, some with medication, and others with procedures, even surgery. A gynecologist or female urologist will have expertise and can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers