Total incontinence is usually treated by using a thin tube
(catheter) to empty the bladder regularly. This is called intermittent
Absorbent products such as pads or disposable underwear are usually
used when other methods of treating incontinence have failed or cannot be used.
These methods don't treat the incontinence but may make it possible to manage
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