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I'm looking at a brand called Prevail. I knew women who had toxic shock syndrome when I was a teen and one theory was that the material that pads and tampons were made of were causing the disorder. I know that mercury is used to bleach these products because my aunt worked at a place where they made paper products. Home care workers told me to use Vaseline or a moisture barrier cream and I use Viva paper towels with a sensitive skin cleaning spray on it.
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Abri is good..
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if you go to a home health store, they may offer you different ones to try out... different brands..
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calmoseptin ointment is good too.
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The softest INSIDE diapers I’ve found are from Sams. Their brand. My dad’s a big guy with fragile skin. I get the UNISEX XL for him as they’re bigger than the men’s xl. I also found that any cream with zinc in it made him worse. I use Restore Hydrogel. If he starts getting a sore where he sits so much I will add a piece of Optiflex on the underwear which makes the Hydrogel stay better. Heals up fast! I buy Optiflex on a roll, 4” wide and cut to size. Usually get it from
Amazon cheapest. In 7 years, this has been the best working combo for him.
We also bought a pressure relief cushion for his chair and an air mattress for his bed. He will still get some sores starting but the gel and Optiflex clear them
up great.
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Be sure to use a Baby Wipe after removing the soiled one from your body before replacing with a clean one. Change out often, like you changed out a baby when it was wet/soiled and would scream until you did. Use some cream designed to prevent diaper rash on the blistered site. Stay off of the blistered site as much as possible to prevent skin breakdown. Keep bathed regularly.
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Llamalover47 Oct 15, 2019
Cottonelle and most store brands sell wipes for toileting. Best to be clean so that infections don't arise.
Another tip from my podiatrist - he said to use plain WHITE Dial soap. Before that I was using Cetaphil body wash for A LONG TIME.
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I believe the combination of elastic in the product along with the "plastic backing" in underpads creates problems; perhaps a latex allergy. There must be something to help. I have personally purchased cloth diapers and insert them between the skin and the diaper, especially when there is a blister or pressure sore involved. Yes, there is more laundry, but it is more comfortable for patient.
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I am wondering if there is an allergen in the product? Something that is causing irritation to your skin? My late mother bought underpants with an absorbent pad sewn into the product from a catalog. They could even be laundered in the washer and dried in the dryer! Haband has some - you could try that company/online catalog.
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Wondering if a substance used is causing an allergic reaction of some sort. I'd be asking the manufacturer for some info and trying to figure that out to pick another product that avoids it, if that were the case.
HDIS, I've suggested before...they have pretty much every brand and items to help and can probably send you some samples.
This also reminds me of the rough time my dad had due to tape adhesive on his hairy arms when having cataract surgery...it all led to my discovery to some products made by the 3M company...and I recall one product (was it called Kind?) that put a thin barrier between the skin and for instance an electrode pad. Whatever it was it came in a wipe or spray I think...I think the WoundCareShop carried it...
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As an RN, several things can causes blisters: dampness, tight leg holes, skin infection... I suggest having a care provider look at the blisters to rule out infection first. Then, try different brands - some companies will provide samples - to try and find the best fit. Leave the area open to air until it heals. Apply a barrier cream to areas that tend to get blisters or redness. Change your undergarments at least every 4 hours - more often would be better. Even though there are "overnight garments" be aware that these don't allow the skin to dry or heat to dissipate and heat rash (little clear blisters) may develop. It might be better to sleep on absorbent pads with something covering the private areas.
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JuliaRose Oct 14, 2019
The last suggestion in Taarna’s post is what we do. I have a blue disposable pad on the bed and take the diaper off when he lays down. I find Desitin works better than A and D Ointment as a barrier cream. I’ve never had any problems with diaper rash. But then again, he’s almost stopped urinating because of his kidneys, so it’s just number two.
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once you find something that is more comfortable the healing process of the blisters may be slow. Try Aloe Vera for healing the blisters, it seems to work really well. You can get it in a bottle at grocery or pharmacy cheaply, or grow the plant and snip off a leaf, squeeze and use the gel inside.
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My husband used McKesson pull-ups with barrier cream. Also noticed at the hospital and nursing home, no adult diaper at night. He’s on a pad with an adult diaper placed over his privates. Much more laundry, but I think let’s the skin breathe better.
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Body types differ, so it helps to try a place with free samples.  I order on-line from NorthShore Care Supply and have them delivered (I live in a rural area). For travel I like a booster pad to add when stopping at a public restroom, so I do not need a full change right away.  I also use Eucerin cream, but might try some others already mentioned. And yes, it can get expensive.
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BettyMG Oct 14, 2019
What is a booster pad?
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Might depend (no pun intended) on why you are getting blisters.
Are they because the brief is not fitting properly? If so there are other products that might work better. More like "real" underwear with washable inserts.
And where are the blisters? Leg area? waist area? could be improper fitting or it could be due to sweat, the products have leak proof barriers so it will also hold sweat close to the skin and that can cause irritation.
If you are getting blisters due to improper cleansing that is another thing all together.
Barrier creams will help but proper cleaning is important.
Or is it that you might be sensitive or even allergic to either the wipes or briefs that you are using.
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I use Tena with Mom. I also use simple Vaseline on occasion if she has had a busy day and may sleep thru the nite to keep the urine off of her dupa.
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No, but the barrier creams might help - I use Peri-guard myself when I get a burning/itching.

You also might need a different size? My father liked the Fred's brand pull-ups.
Some companies, like Depends, will send you free samples to try as they can get expensive. Also, you might try women's & men's to see if one feels better on you. If you're eligible for HomeHealthCare - they can supply a lot of items for you to try, including adult briefs.

My DH was only in them 3 days before he passed - I kept him ambulatory and he used a urinal for voiding and the bathroom for bowel movements. For him, I used Selan Silver barrier cream and I used Silver Miracles Colloidal Silver Gel for his pressure ulcer - The Colloidal Silver Gel was the only thing to cure his boo-boo (between his butt-cheeks) and it works wonders on blisters anywhere on the body. It runs $15 for a 4 oz jar but for us it is well worth it. I found it on Amazon.com and I still use it on my own boo-boos.
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Always Discreet. They are made for women, but you can put them on men too.
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Uhm, where are the blisters? My mom got chafing from the elastic leak guards on some so I snipped the elastic or sometimes I removed it entirely, I figured I could deal with a little bit of leakage. If it is in more sensitive areas you might need to use barrier creams (diaper creams for infants) and you may need to change more often. If your incontinence isn't very heavy you might do better with pads/guards rather than a pull up or brief.
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