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Is there any way to get a prescription for a adult diapers?

Is there any way to get a prescription for a adult diapers?

Yes: Your doctor can write a prescription for incontinence supplies with the number of adult diapers needed per month. Most insurance plans will pay for them if the prescription is written in that way. ...Read more

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Are you more likely to get UTI if nursing home aides put adult diapers on you 24/7?

Are you more likely to get UTI if nursing home aides put adult diapers on you 24/7?

UTI: The absorbent garments are helpful to prevent skin infections and breakdown. Females are at more risk than males in a garment but if they are changed regularly the risk minimally elevated compared to that with a catheter. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of adult diaper rash?

How do I get rid of adult diaper rash?

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

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How to make homemade adult diapers?

How to make homemade adult diapers?

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

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I give myself enemas at least 4 times a week! I tend to expell them into an adult diaper! Is this safe?

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

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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

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What are the best adult diapers?

What are the best adult diapers?

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

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I want to stop using the toilet and start wearing adult diapers for the health benefits?

I want to stop using the toilet and start wearing adult diapers for the health benefits?

Why?: This does not sound like a good idea. Wearing diapers and having urine and stool against your skin, can lead to rashes and skin breakdown. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Are adult diapers good for older skin disease patient?

Are adult diapers good for older skin disease patient?

Please clarify: Your question. Am not sure what you mean by that. Thanks. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can they make "fun" adult diapers?

Can they make "fun" adult diapers?

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

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What are the best adult diaper brands?

Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Please explain which depend adult diaper product works best?

Please explain which depend adult diaper product works best?

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

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What is the best - most absorbent adult diaper that you can recommend?

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

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Do I need adult diapers? I wet the bed often and have accidents during the day.

Do I need adult diapers? I wet the bed often and have accidents during the day.

May be: More important though is to know why? You need to see your doctor for evaluation, don't know your age, but simple studies of your blood and urine to rule out high blood sugar, possible prostate problems or others. Good luck ...Read more

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What tips do you have on curing adult diaper rash?

What tips do you have on curing adult diaper rash?

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

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If I keep having bladder accidents even after crossing my legs, should I wear adult diapers or take medication?

If I keep having bladder accidents even after crossing my legs, should I wear adult diapers or take medication?

Check with your doc: You need to make sure it's not from a urinary tract infection. There are many reasons women may leak urine and the best treatment approach depends on the cause. ...Read more

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