Urinary Incontinence FAQs
- Colorectal cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Cancer of the urethra
- Bladder cancer
Certain chemo drugs can damage nerves leading to incontinence issues. Treatment with chemotherapy can also make changes to your hormones which can have an impact on the muscles which control urination.
If you’re having treatment with radiotherapy in the pelvic region, this could also cause temporary or longer term incontinence as a side effect.
If you’re experiencing any changes, it’s really important to speak to your doctor who will be able to give you advice on how to manage your symptoms.
Incontinence worries can disrupt a good night’s sleep which can play a really important part in recovery for anyone suffering from cancer. Using incontinence bed pads can help to take the stress out of sleeping and help you relax knowing that you’re fully protected.
With a high absorbency and waterproof layers, our incontinence bed pads can help keep your bed protected and your skin dry throughout the night. Incontinence Bed Pads can be worn to back up body-worn pads, or used alone. They can be easily disposed of in the morning with no need to change bed sheets.