“I’m new to diapers and I’ve been trying to figure out how to change in public without letting anyone know about my situation. Do you have some tips on how to change diapers on the go?”
Changing adult briefs in public restrooms can be quite challenging. You want to be discreet, yet fully protected. Here are some tips to follow when changing diapers in public:
We’re constantly making new changes to our website to make the buying experience more enjoyable and hassle-free for our customers. If you haven’t noticed already, we’ve recently changed the layout of our homepage to make it easier for visitors to navigate. There is now a list of Featured Categories, which include Products for Women and Plastic Disposables, on the main portion of the homepage. This allows our customers to see the wide range of incontinence products we have to offer.
Although incontinence is not a normal sign of aging, elderly individuals are often plagued by the condition. The adult children who care for them oftentimes don’t know where to start because they’ve never had any experience with incontinence. If your elderly parent is suffering from bladder weakness, here are six main things you as a caretaker should do:
- Make a doctor’s appointment. There’s a reason why this is first on the list. Urinary incontinence is a symptom of an underlying cause. Your parent may have a urinary tract infection or something more serious, like diabetes. Take your loved one to the doctor’s, making sure to thoroughly describe all symptoms.
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer (after skin cancer) among men. Murray Hill, a columnist for The StarPhoenix, had his prostate removed in April. One of the unfortunate side effects of prostate surgery is urinary incontinence – something Hill has been learning to manage with his everyday life. In his most recent blog post, Hill provides an honest, at times comical, account of his experience with incontinence post-surgery. Here are some tips I’ve gathered from his post, that you or your loved one may find helpful in regaining bladder control after prostate surgery:
I’ve been having trouble controlling my bladder lately. I’m going to the doctor’s next week, and was wondering what kind of tests they’ll do to determine whether or not I have urinary incontinence.
Urinary incontinence is a symptom of an underlying cause. In most cases, it can be treated. Many people with incontinence wait years until they see a doctor, so it’s great to hear that you are seeking help.
During your appointment, you will be asked about your medical history (ie. surgeries, medication and illnesses) and any symptoms relating to urinary problems. You may be asked to fill out a bladder journal, which can help your doctor find patterns in your voiding habits. Your doctor will most likely perform a physical examination and take a urine sample.