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How do protective underpads help me with my urinary incontinence?

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They're disposable or reusable flat pads with an absorbent layer on one side and a moisture barrier on the other. They protect mattresses, chairs, or other furniture from urine leaks. Some have antibacterial and antifungal finishes and adhesive strips to keep them in place. They also come in a range of absorbencies.

SOURCES:

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Urinary Incontinence -- Urinary Incontinence Products."

National Association for Continence: "Management Products for Women;" "Management Products for Men;" "Male Stress Urinary Incontinence;" and "Absorbent Products."

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Urinary Incontinence."

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Urinary Incontinence in Women" and "Urinary Incontinence in Men."

 

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

SOURCES:

University of Maryland Medical Center: "Urinary Incontinence -- Urinary Incontinence Products."

National Association for Continence: "Management Products for Women;" "Management Products for Men;" "Male Stress Urinary Incontinence;" and "Absorbent Products."

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Urinary Incontinence."

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Urinary Incontinence in Women" and "Urinary Incontinence in Men."

 

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on October 23, 2017

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