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Pants To Hold Incontinence Pads




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#1 Scorpio81

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Posted 15 September 2011 - 11:55 PM

Argh, hoping someone can help me with this! I'm really struggling to find pants that are suitable to wear with incontinence pads, because my normal knickers don't provide enough coverage and aren't tight fitting enough to hold the pad in place and prevent side leakage, which is particularly problematic at night. I'm using the Tena Comfort pads at night, with are quite large, so I think I need some shorts-style pants. I've bought some mesh/net pants which are supposed to hold the pad in place, but because the size range is quite wide (31-41" waist - i'm 34"), they're just not close fitting enough, and also tend to go even baggier once i've had them on for about half an hour.

So, does anyone know of any incontinence pad pants that are sturdy and close fitting, but don't cut my blood supply off (like 'control' knickers do) or make me all sweaty and uncomfortable. All suggestions welcome :)

#2 mcjane

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Posted 16 September 2011 - 11:50 AM

I depend on Depends along with Poise pads. They are good and snug without being binding.

#3 Kelsey

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Posted 16 September 2011 - 11:54 AM

Hi Scorpio

I got some really good ones from Primark. Ok, they are cheap, but who cares. :blushing02: Bit like Bridget Jones style but really comfy. The ones I got were in a pack of 3 on a hanger and I think they cost 3.

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Posted 16 September 2011 - 02:00 PM

Hmmm....would bike shorts or yoga shorts work? ...with lots of spandex? These are usually thin enough that they could go under other pants, if needed.

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Posted 16 September 2011 - 05:16 PM

Hi Scorpio

I got some really good ones from Primark. Ok, they are cheap, but who cares. :blushing02: Bit like Bridget Jones style but really comfy. The ones I got were in a pack of 3 on a hanger and I think they cost 3.


Oohhh, I didn't even think of going to Primark! If I go in there I tend to bypass the underwear section because they don't have decent bras in my size, but i'll certainly have a look next time I go in there, thanks :)

Ginny,I thought about some kind of sports shorts too, but i'm concerned they'll be rather 'sweaty', although I guess there are breathable types as exercise is a rather sweaty business :P

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Posted 16 September 2011 - 08:54 PM

Hi Scorpio

Have you tried good old M & S,they do some good Bridget Jones type knicks, also if you can get them in the sale, even better

you can also get boy shorts for women, i think m & s do those type as well, close fitting, but not sweaty Betty ones, or maybe go down a size so they are a bit tighter, thus holding the pads in place

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