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What clothes are best to wear if I have overactive bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
If you suffer from overactive bladder, you should wear loose-fitting clothes that are easy to remove when it's time to go to the bathroom. Women should wear cotton underwear instead of nylon to reduce urinary tract infections. Women also should avoid colored and perfumed toilet tissue and sanitary napkins because the dyes and perfumes may be irritating. You also should avoid detergent bath additives.

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