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My husband has bph and obstructive uropathy and is going to
my husband has bph and obstructive uropathy and is going to the urologist to check his catheter how long of a voiding test does he have to be able to have to urinate on his own? … read more
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My urologist prescribed 100mg of Nitrofurantoin as a
My urologist prescribed 100mg of Nitrofurantoin as a prophylactic against UTI's with catheter use. I have been on this dosage since March 20th when I resumed using catheters twice a day. I felt some s… read more
Dr. Tharun
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Prophylactic for recurrent UTI while using catheters What is
Prophylactic for recurrent UTI while using catheters What is your view on the use of Nitrofurantoin versus Keflex (Cephalexin) for the prevention of UTI with catheter use, based on their safety; their… read more
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I have been prescribed 100 mg of Nitrofurantoin a day by an
I have been prescribed 100 mg of Nitrofurantoin a day by an urologist as a prophylactic against UTI's. A couple years ago I used a catheter twice a day and was constantly getting UTI's. Without the pr… read more
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Dr. Y.
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Should I increase the number of times that I catherize when
Should I increase the number of times that I catherize when the voided volume PLUS the PVR is over 400 cc OR when the PVR ALONE gets to be over 400? My voided volumes can be 300 - 400 cc by themselves… read more
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My beloved daughter-in-law has had an operation on 20/8/2012
My beloved daughter-in-law has had an operation on 20/8/2012 for removal of severe endometriosis, including bowel wall resection, which complicated with bleeding and urinary retention. she was on indw… read more
Dr. Tharun
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How often would you tell your patients to self cath if their
How often would you tell your patients to self cath if their usual PVR is around 240 but occasionally close to 300? It had been around 180 or lower until just recently.… read more
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My Dad is 83. Retaining about 400 mil of urine. A week of
My Dad is 83. Retaining about 400 mil of urine. A week of recording voids reveals average 150 ml each time with random 200-300 void. Dad has a hx of bladder diverticula, and a misshappened bladder.He … read more
Dr. Tharun
Dr. Tharun
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Respected doctor your answers are quite informative and
respected doctor your answers are quite informative and encouraging to carry out CISC as per schedule i started this procedure on 15.3.2012, five times a day as my bladder muscle were very weak , ther… read more
Urologist,M.D.
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For a preventative against UTI while using a catheter, how
For a preventative against UTI while using a catheter, how many days would a man need to take Macrobid 100 mg prior to starting to cath to ensure suffiient medication in the blood stream to prevent an… read more
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Dr. Y.
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Respected doctor iam practicing iSC since 14.3.2012 due to
respected doctor iam practicing iSC since 14.3.2012 due to very weak bladder and yu are kind enough to answer several of the questions relating to the precautions and procedures. 1) iam advised to cat… read more
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I have a prostate biopsy scheduled for Friday to rule out
I have a prostate biopsy scheduled for Friday to rule out Prostate Cancer. I read where some men may experience urinary retention after a prostate biopsy. I have had a problem with urinary retention f… read more
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Doctor Y. I the person with the partial neurogenic bladder
Hi, Doctor Y. I the person with the partial neurogenic bladder who has to self catheterized 4Xs a day. I've asked you numerous questions, to which you have responded very professional with expertise a… read more
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Thanks for prior informative reply! If you could help me
Thanks for prior informative reply! If you could help me reconcile a response I would be most appreciative. In my prior question, I asked if I could you use a catheter before bed and when waking witho… read more
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I am hoping you can answer a couple of important questions
HI, I am hoping you can answer a couple of important questions for me. I have had a long term problem with chronic urinary retention, which has gotten worse since I started to use catheters intermitte… read more
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I have a standing problem with urinary retention. The cause
I have a long standing problem with urinary retention. The cause has not been identfied to date. My former urologist recommended that I start using a catheter twice a day, once before sleep and once a… read more
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I'm 29 years old and around four years statered experiencing
I'm 29 years old and around four years statered experiencing chronic urinary retention and recurrant utis. 2 years ago my asscending uti became complicated urinary sepsis. This was successfully treate… read more
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I have an indwelling catheter for 1 year now (and forever).
I have an indwelling catheter for 1 year now (and forever). In Aug. I was found to have 2 UTI's - e-coli and proteus mirabellis. It was smelly and I had pus in my bag; really gross. I was given Ampeci… read more
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