Incontinence is a subject that is not often talked about, however it is very common. Millions of people suffer from this problem. Those who experience incontinence and other conditions which prevent control of their bladder movements, make use of adult diapers. In addition to being used for incontinence, adult diapers are also used by people who are physically and mentally challenged.Adult diapers are also known as adult briefs or fitted briefs. They are made up of many layers of either cloth or towel fabric, or a similar material that absorbs liquid.Adult diapers are used in several other situations besides incontinence. A few examples include individuals who are bedridden, who cannot get out of bed to use the bathroom, use adult diapers. Also, drivers who are forced to drive non-stop without taking a toilet stop use them. People such as security guards, who must remain on duty for extended lengths of time without taking a break use adult diapers.Adult diapers are available in both disposable and reusable varieties, and are obtainable in a range of absorption capacities.Disposable Adult Diapers: Disposable adult diapers are made from a super absorbent material. Individuals who use disposable adult diapers like them for many reasons; the number one reason is for their convenience, as they can be disposed of easily.Many incontinent people who wear adult diapers are concerned about the possibility of diaper rash. Disposable diapers are designed so that full dryness is provided to your skin, therefore preventing any rashes. They can be purchased at drugstores, supermarkets and medical supply stores.Cloth Adult Diapers: Cloth adult diapers are relatively cheaper than disposable diapers, and they can also be reused. Most cloth incontinence diapers must be worn with waterproof plastic pants to protect against wetness. Cloth adult diapers are an affordable solution, however, they aren’t often sold in most stores such as Wal-Mart, making them more difficult to obtain.As purchasing incontinence supplies may be an embarrassing matter, the Internet can be very helpful. Adult diapers purchased online are delivered direct and discreetly to your door.Today’s adult diapers are thin, hard to detect, and provide a great solution for those who suffer from incontinence. They are more comfortable than underwear and are a welcomed solution to this dilemma.