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Dear Carol:...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 just because we need to use incontinence products. Can you please spread the word? – SL

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