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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 more
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 more
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 more
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 more
Involuntary leak...: 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 features of nerve/muscle impairment... ...Read more
History, exam, labs: History and physical are probably most important. You should also have a urine test. I often check a simple flow test with residual to make sure the patient is emptying. Urodynamics for more complex patients and cysto if I'm planning surgery (look in the bladder). For more: @thepeedoc www. Peedoc. Com. ...Read more
See your local urogyn doc
from there u will find a doc who can fix ur problem. ...Read more
Yes, UTI, OAB, diet: Many causes of ui. Cystitis or urethritis from uti. Overactive bladder which may require medication. Caffeine or acid urine producing foods and beverages like tomatoes or oj. Less commonly, in incompetent bladder neck or internal urethral sphincter or neurologic condition like ms. See a urologist or uro-gynecologist if not from diet. Good luck. ...Read more
Depend...: Incontinence can be urge, stress, or mixed, or can be fecal or urinary. Here, let's talk about stress urinary incontinence (SUI) only - resulting from weakened urinary sphincter which is usually related with childbirth, pelvic surgery, aging, etc. In females and with prostate surgery in males. ...Read more
No, but: Sciatica is pain in the distribution of the sciatic nerve which is the back of the buttock and the thigh. It does not include incontinence by this definition. But, causes of sciatica include causes that interfere with the function of lower spinal cord nerves and some of these causes of sciatica could conceivably cause incontinence. ...Read more
Loss of urine: Stress incontinence is losing urine without meaning to during physical activity, such as coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercise. Stress incontinence may occur from weakened pelvic muscles that support the bladder and urethra or because the urethral sphincter is not working correctly. This could be caused by: childbirth, medications, obesity, smoking. Stress incont. Is much more common in women. ...Read more