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I have had MS SINCE [1992 I had a suprapubic catheter

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I have had MS SINCE...
I have had MS SINCE [1992
I had a suprapubic catheter 'installed' October 2016.
Discharge around the stomach entry is ongoing and is foul smelling.
What is recommended the best dressing to tape to the stomach ? Are there any specially designed dressings ?
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Health Professional: Ross, Doctor (MD) replied 7 months ago
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Hello Dr Ross IM a urologist I will try to help

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Health Professional: Ross, Doctor (MD) replied 7 months ago

you probably know the basics of cleaning it with hydrogen peroxide

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Health Professional: Ross, Doctor (MD) replied 7 months ago

paper tape best on skin

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Health Professional: Ross, Doctor (MD) replied 7 months ago

t​here is no best because its how it works on your skin, if you have drainage you may wanyt to first pyut a guaze dorn that is cut half way then tape over with pore tape

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Health Professional: Ross, Doctor (MD) replied 7 months ago

every company markets the "best" tape for sp tubes I have in 30years never found a best it truly is trail and error

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Health Professional: Ross, Doctor (MD) replied 7 months ago

o​r whichever home medical supply company pushing ythere wstockroom I hope that helped I have had MS since 1984 I cath myself 4x a day its a pain but has allowed me tpo work all these years ratings appreciated

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