Skin Products for Urinary Incontinence

Though unpleasant, urinary incontinence—the inability to hold urine—is common, especially among older adults and women who have had, or are expecting, a baby. Skin irritation is a common side effect, and the products below may help relieve discomfort and provide a barrier between skin and moisture. For babies, see diaper rash products.

Percentage of Pharmacists' Votes

A+D Ointment 27%
Calmoseptine 18%
Desitin 15%
Aquaphor 13%
Boudreaux's Butt Paste 10%
Balmex 6%
Eucerin 6%
Vaseline Petroleum Jelly 4%

Please consult your doctor or pharmacist for specific guidance on health products that may be appropriate for you. While U.S. News lists the results of the pharmacist survey, U.S. News does not recommend or endorse any health products listed here. Please see Disclaimer and a Note About Your Health. Read about the pharmacist survey here.

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