Different Types of Continence Products To Manage Incontinence

Loss of bladder control is certainly one of the most difficult phases in life. But you can effectively manage this medical condition with a range of products for bladder and bowel incontinence. These products are designed to overcome mild to severe symptoms and come in different colors, styles and absorbency level. Many of these products are available over-the-counter at your local drugstore or supermarket.

Incontinence Management Products

Here is a roundup of continence products that will help you decide which product works best for you in managing incontinence:

Absorbent Pads

Disposable and designed for both women and men. Adhesive strips hold them inside your underwear. They control odor, trap urine, and keep it away from your skin.

Panties And Briefs

These products resemble everyday underwear for women and men and include a waterproof liner and built-in cloth pad. Available in different colors, adult panties and briefs are reusable and washable. The panties/briefs are available for both day style and overnight with strong absorbency level that keeps moisture away from your skin and control odor.

Adult Diapers

Looks similar to elastic-type underwear, but are designed to be disposable. You can use adult diapers to control large amount of urine leakage for long time periods. They come in various range of colors as well as day and overnight versions.

Protective Underpads

Underpads are either disposable or reusable flat pads offering a protective absorbent layer as well as moisture barrier. They protect mattresses, chairs, or other furniture from urine leaks. They also come in a range of absorbencies.

Adult Pull-Ups

This is the most popular incontinence product worn inside underwear to protect wearer from urine leaks. There are several pull-ups for men and women with different levels of incontinence. Although no pull-up can be as absorbent as a brief (aka diapers) because of the size of the absorbent core many prefer them for the convenience of being able to easily slip them on and off.

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