If I have chronic urinary retention how would care for my catheters?

You would. Many people have catheters and take care of them. Keep them clean. It's really just plumbing. Urologists are often considered the "plumbers" of the body.For more: @thepeedoc www.Peedoc.Com.

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I had a catheter for urinary retention for 2 months, then had it removed only to have it renserted again for retention. I'm woried abt losng continence?

Cath and continence. M: I had a catheter for urinary retention for 2 months, then had it removed only to have it renserted again for retention. Im woried abt losng continence? ANS: the cause of your retention needs to be found out so that it can be treated correctly. Ask your Dr what is the cause or the problem. In men most likely BPH. Which can be Rxed with meds or surgery. Read more...

Ask a health question... Alternatives to catheter for post operative urinary retention for male 65?

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