A pad test can demonstrate the frequency and severity of incontinence
that occurs in your daily life.
You will be provided with an absorbent pad that has been weighed. The
pad is worn until urine leakage occurs, and then you return the soiled pad to
be reweighed. The amount of urine released is estimated by measuring the
increased weight of the pad.
If you find yourself leaking urine during the day or even wetting the bed at night, you may be experiencing symptoms of overflow incontinence.
Overflow incontinence is one of several different types of incontinence, the inability to control urination. Overflow incontinence occurs when you are unable to completely empty your bladder; this leads to overflow, which leaks out unexpectedly. You may or may not sense that your bladder is full. The leakage, which can cause embarrassment and discomfort,...