pH and incontinence. What you need to know.
pH is a measure of how acidic or alkaline a substance is. But why does that matter when it comes to incontinence or skin health? What happens when your skin is regularly in contact with substances that have a higher or lower pH? And what can you do about it?
Experience a win for skin with HARTMANN’s MoliCare® range
Where you’ve come from, how you got here and where you want to go next – those are vital parts of your story. They’re vital parts of our story too. So, we thought we’d tell you a little about MoliCare’s history, commitment to quality and our product range.
Avoiding and treating skin irritation
Incontinence is irritating and distressing on so many levels. Often, your skin bears the brunt of the irritation but it’s not an inevitable consequence of incontinence. There are ways to avoid and treat skin irritation due to incontinence. First, let’s take a look at why your skin is complaining.
Putting out the fire: how to stop the burning of skin damage caused by incontinence
As anyone who has suffered from IAD will tell you, irritated skin exposed to urine is like experiencing a severe burn. What starts off as a minor rash can rapidly become something that causes serious discomfort and distress. But the good news is that you can prevent it by taking some simple steps.