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I have a supra pubic catheter and have constant uti's that have bowel bacteria in them. Ileostomy as well. Could I have fistula small bowel - bladder
Possibly: Urinary tract infections commonly have bowel bacteria, but if you are concerned and you keep getting them soon after finishing antibiotics it is worth having some testing to determine if there is a fistula. May involve a ct, a cystoscopy, or a dye study. Knowing more about why you have an ostomy and a suprapubic catch would allow a better answer. ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Catheter Clogs: Causes of intermittent peritoneal dialysis catheter malfunction are: 1) a tissue called the omentum has wrapped itself around the catheter; 2) the catheter openings are up against the bowel; or 3) the catheter openings are against the lining of the abdominal cavity called the peritoneum. One added reason that really is serious is impending infection. Need to talk with your dr. About this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can one do to stop air peeing? Especially after prostate surgery, in which one used catheter for 13 days.
I have had a problem with being able to have a bowel movement for a week or so now i do have the urge to but when i go nothing happens please help?
Many tests available: Sounds like you have a functional defecation disorder, or FDD or possibly a rectocele. 1st step is to get tested. A good GI doctor can perform rectal manometry, where a special catheter measures pressures of muscles that are involved with retaining and propelling stool. If this fails, you can get defecating proctogram or MRI defecography, but this means you have to be in the Radiology department. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've just had major bowel surgery a week ago I've now be discharge from hospital butnthenact of going to wee hurts is this just body adjusting ?
Can a small dot of air in the bladder on a CT scan be the result of a catheter i had 3 months ago?
Is there any surgical, medication treatment for neurogenic bowl and bladder caused by cauda equina.I am just 24, i don't want to use catheter from now.?
Depends: If cauda equina syndrome is detected early, neurogenic bowel and bladder symptoms can resolve after neurosurgical correction. Nerve damage can be so severe that regrowth is impossible and the damage is permanent. There is currently no surgery to restore function to a neurogenic bowel and long term catheterization is often required. ...Read more
What would cause lots of tiny air bubbles in a supra pubic catheter? How would air get into bladder. Could it be fistula?
A catheter is a thin plastic tube that is inserted into the body to obtain fluids/blood or give medicine. So some catheters can be placed in the veins and medicine given directly into the body, IV fluids given or blood sampled. A catheter can be placed in the bladder ...Read more
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