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Lose the Stigma About Incontinence: Even Young People Can be Affected

YoungMan_shutterstock_473666089_smallDear Carol: I’m only 29, but I am incontinent and will probably remain like this unless there’s some medical miracle. Nerve injuries from a car accident are what caused my problem, but I’ve met other younger people online and in support groups and they have the same complaint that I do. Practically everything that you read about adult incontinence refers to older people with prostate problems, or menopause, or dementia – or whatever. Young people would like to see this condition normalized to some extent. We are not less competent in any way just because we need to use incontinence products. Can you please spread the word? – Fuming

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