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Adult briefs, or adult diapers with tabs, are designed for maximum wearable incontinence protection. They are with highly-absorbent cores and a variety of sizes to ensure a secure fit. Most diapers for adults are made with dry technology, an important part of maintaining skin integrity. By absorbing moisture quickly and locking the fluids inside the core, the skin is kept dry and safe from harm.


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Get adult diapers if you’re dealing with moderate to heavy incontinence, especially if the patient is bed-bound or in a manual wheelchair. Severe fecal incontinence is also best managed with adult diapers. With their large area of coverage and highly absorbent cores, adult diapers provide the highest level of incontinence protection available. Similar to adult pull ups, adult briefs have tabs for easier removal when the user is bed-ridden or dependent on a caregiver, and are therefore recommended for less active individuals. 

About Women’s and Men’s Adult Diapers

If you’re looking for women’s or men’s diapers, keep in mind that incontinence diapers are not gender specific. Since quality absorbent diapers are designed to be absorbent enough and fit well on both men and women.

 If someone does have chronic leakage issues, rather than searching for adult male diapers or women’s diapers, it may be more helpful to find booster pads which can actually alleviate the leakage.

AvaCare Medical carries a full selection of unisex diapers for men and women that allows anyone with incontinence to retain their dignity and stay comfortable.

Best Adult Diapers: How to Choose

When choosing adult diapers, be sure to keep the following considerations in mind:

1. Reusable vs. Disposable Briefs: When purchasing diapers for adults, many individuals choose to save money and benefit the environment by choosing reusable adult diapers, although most people prefer disposable for the convenience of being able to simply toss them after use. Other benefits of disposable adult diapers include the large selection and often higher absorbency levels available.

When you make the decision of reusable vs. disposable briefs, keep in mind whether this will be a long-term or short-term solution, as well as your budget and time constraints.

2. Absorbency: While all adult briefs are designed to absorb high amounts of liquid, not all diapers are created equal, and the absorbency level will vary from one product to another. There are four levels of absorbency, ranging from light to overnight:

Best Adult Diapers: How to Choose

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