Urinary Incontinence Products for Men

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Quick GuideUrinary Incontinence in Men: Products, Diet, & Lifestyle

Urinary Incontinence in Men: Products, Diet, & Lifestyle

How do you use male urinary incontinence products?

Some guys don't want to try urinary incontinence products because they feel like it's a sign of defeat. Once they start buying pads, they think, they'll be stuck buying them for the rest of their lives. But remember that a lot of men may only need incontinence products temporarily. For instance, if you've just had prostate surgery, using some of these products may help get you through while you're healing. Other men rely on incontinence products for a short time while their doctors figure out the underlying cause of their problems.

Think of incontinence products as valuable tools to help you get by. They may not be a long-term solution, but they can vastly improve your quality of life right now.

WebMD Medical Reference

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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 Louise Chang, MD on February 14, 2011

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