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How do urinary incontinence products help men?

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Lots of men hate the idea of using incontinence products -- so-called adult diapers, urine collection bags, and catheters. But if you're having a problem with male incontinence, these products can really help. They can prevent embarrassing accidents, simplify your life, and raise your confidence.

SOURCES:

UrologyHealth.org: "Managing Bladder Dysfunction with Products and Devices."

eMedicine Health: "Incontinence."

Tomas L. Griebling, MD, John P. Wolf 33° Masonic Distinguished Professor of Urology, associate professor and vice-chair of the Department of Urology, University of Kansas.

Newman DK. , 2004. Urology Nursing

Anthony R. Stone, MB, ChB, professor of medicine, vice chair of urology, UC Davis Medical School, Sacramento.

Edward James Wright, MD, assistant professor of urology, Johns Hopkins Medical School; director of neurourology and chief of urology. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 10, 2018

SOURCES:

UrologyHealth.org: "Managing Bladder Dysfunction with Products and Devices."

eMedicine Health: "Incontinence."

Tomas L. Griebling, MD, John P. Wolf 33° Masonic Distinguished Professor of Urology, associate professor and vice-chair of the Department of Urology, University of Kansas.

Newman DK. , 2004. Urology Nursing

Anthony R. Stone, MB, ChB, professor of medicine, vice chair of urology, UC Davis Medical School, Sacramento.

Edward James Wright, MD, assistant professor of urology, Johns Hopkins Medical School; director of neurourology and chief of urology. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 10, 2018

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