Nighttime urination mishaps

Posted by phyllisg @phyllisg, May 26 7:22am

My husband had TORS surgery for throat cancer in January. He is very weak from some hospitalizations for pneumonia and now radiation. Caregivers I hire at night sometimes doze off and he forgets to use the urinal and gets up before they hear him. He can't get to the bathroom in time so they are having to clean him and the floors. Has anyone had experience with Depends or adult pull ups to help with this? Thanks for any suggestions.

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Yes, I used them during my treatment . The most frustrating part was finding the right ones, in stock at Walmart. Once I did I used the drive up pickup because there are so many options on the crowded shelves I could never find the ones I wanted even though they had them! My advice is go with the briefs. The pads will shift and not stay in the right spot. Once you find the ones that work they may be cheaper on Amazon. Good luck to you and your husband.


I found some on Amazon...more like pull ups or briefs and we'll try them. Thank you!


A nurse recommended condom catheters. You can get them online at Amazon but my doctor was able to get them through Medicare. They help!!

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