The perineum acts as a foundation that holds the bladder, colon, and reproductive organs in place and supports the pelvic floor muscles. Postpartum perineal pain can delay post-childbirth recovery. Learn how to deal with perineum pain at HPFY.
Perineal spray and other peri care products are essential for patients with urine incontinence in long-term care or hospital setting. Cleanser products clean the perineum area, removing skin irritants (urine, fecal matter). Many skin sprays are considered pH-balanced to minimize irritation and can be a non-rinse formula to improve usability and efficiency for caregivers.
Adult cleansing wipes are quintessential in dealing with incontinence or ostomy. Wet wipes soothe agitated and irritable skin and help maintain personal hygiene. Body cleansing wipes come in several varieties. These are scented unscented, disposable, reusable, and even flushable wipes.
Barrier Cream, also known as skin barrier cream, is a type of skincare product applied directly to the skin surface to maintain a physical barrier against infection and irritants. Skin Barrier Creams provide protection from irritants and prevent the skin from drying out. Find out the best barrier creams for skincare at HPFY.
Smelly urine is a common concern shared amongst many people dealing with incontinence. Well, not anymore. It is hard to get the unbearable urine smell out of yourself, the house, garments, and bedding. But it is not impossible to get rid of smelly urine. All you need is a bunch of good infection control supplies and a little tactic.
Maintaining skin for those who deal with fecal or urinary incontinence is vital. The skin is our first line of defense against infection and is the largest organ in the body. Preventing skin breakdown should be a high priority.
Genital hygiene is important to keep your body well groomed. A good genital hygiene routine helps keep infections at bay and prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.
An important part of any incontinence skin care program is maintaining a clean perineal area. As it turns out, our skin does not like to be perpetually wet or moist but incontinence does just that. Adherence to a program dedicated to helping maintain dry skin can help those suffering from every level of incontinence, whether it’s just a leak to full loss of bladder control.
Skin is a very important organ of the body, apart from being the largest. And it requires good caring and nurturing. A small cut or rash does hurt, doesn’t it? So, we really need to keep our skin in good condition and this is particularly applicable to those who have very fragile skin or who are constantly exposed to moisture which can have a debilitating effect on the skin.
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Cystic Fibrosis primarily affects the lungs and digestive system. It is a genetic disorder of the CFTR gene, which helps water and salt pass through our cells. This defect causes thick, sticky mucous in the lungs, digestive tract, and other organs. Here are 7 tips for living with cystic fibrosis. READ MORE.
While it is common sense to limit calories, increase exercise, and get proper rest, losing weight with an underactive thyroid gland involves a few things that you may not have considered. Some foods can exacerbate thyroid symptoms. Let's take a look at the foods to avoid with hypothyroidism. READ MORE.