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What products are available to manage urinary incontinence?

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Liners are generally wider and longer than pads and offer better "front-to-back" protection. Pads are usually curved, with elastic on the sides to cradle your body and help keep contain leaks.

Some disposable undergarments have built-in protection, not just in the crotch, but all over. You also can find "thong style" panties held together by straps in the front and back that rest on top of the hip bone.

Guards for men can be worn inside regular underwear. They're held in place by adhesive tabs pressed against fabric. Some have a drip collector that absorbs urine.

SOURCES:

Debra K. Newman, RNC, MSN, Penn Center for Incontinence and Pelvic Health, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center; director, SeekWellness web site.

Michael H. Safir, MD, director, Southern California Center for Advanced Urology, West Hills, CA; author, "Overcoming Urinary Incontinence."

National Institute on Aging: "Urinary Incontinence."

UrologyHealth.org: "Managing Bladder Dysfunction With Products & Devices."

National Association for Continence.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 08, 2017

SOURCES:

Debra K. Newman, RNC, MSN, Penn Center for Incontinence and Pelvic Health, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center; director, SeekWellness web site.

Michael H. Safir, MD, director, Southern California Center for Advanced Urology, West Hills, CA; author, "Overcoming Urinary Incontinence."

National Institute on Aging: "Urinary Incontinence."

UrologyHealth.org: "Managing Bladder Dysfunction With Products & Devices."

National Association for Continence.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 08, 2017

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