Dr. Soothers Healthy Wipes Questions & Answers
The wipes remove noxious substances left on the skin by leaked urine, restoring normal pH, soothing irritation and rashes, and reducing the likelihood of urinary tract and yeast infections. The wipes contain no antibiotics or antibacterial metal solutions — just a gentle astringent.
Absolutely. Once you clean baby’s bottom with a regular wipe, use Dr. Soother’s Healthy Wipes to soothe the rash.
By far the most common culprit is extended contact with urine leaked from accidents and bedwetting. Because toileting problems are epidemic among children, vaginal irritation, known as vulvitis, is extremely common. Vulvitis can also be caused by irritating soaps or detergents or by a yeast or bacterial infection. Dr. Soother’s Healthy Wipes will help in all these cases.
The perineal skin of women, just like that of babies and toddlers, is susceptible to irritation from exposure to even occasional urine leakage. As women age, they are more prone to leakage, whether it’s triggered by an overactive bladder or by sneezing, jogging, or heavy lifting.
Vulvitis can affect women of all ages but is more prevalent in prepubertal girls and postmenopausal women because they lack the protective influence of female hormones. In a given year, one-fifth of all women have vulvitis symptoms for at least three months, and one in ten women have recurrent symptoms. Vulvitis is extremely common!
Studies show that in a given year, one-fifth of all women have vulvitis symptoms for at least three months, and one in ten women have recurrent symptoms.
Substances in urine not only irritate the skin but also change its pH and bacterial flora. The resulting irritation and skin breakdown, combined with pathologic bacteria in the skin, create the perfect conditions for repeat urinary tract infections. Keeping the skin dry and clean with Dr. Soother’s Healthy Wipes will have the opposite effect.
However, to get to the root of the problem and keep the pathologic bacteria away from the skin, girls who get repeat UTIs also need to change their toileting habits. Dr. Hodges explains how in his book, It’s No Accident: Breakthrough Solutions to Your Child’s Wetting, Constipation, UTIs, and Other Potty Problems. For more information, go to itsnoaccident.net.