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by Mr Chris Harding
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: catheters
Topic: suprapubic catheter
Replies: 2
Views: 755

Re: suprapubic catheter

In this situation I often try and insert a larger than usual SPC - say 18 or even 20 French. The other issue is who is changing the SPC - it maybe better to have the changes in hospital if you are not already.
by Mr Chris Harding
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: children and teenager's bladder issues
Topic: 12 year old with Down’s syndrome and bladder issues
Replies: 2
Views: 858

Re: 12 year old with Down’s syndrome and bladder issues

I would advise seeking help on this issue - initially from your GP (which you may already have done) or if necessary from a specialist paediatric urologist - sounds like further assessment should be undertaken. From the info you give my first simple test would be a post void bladder scan to see if t...
by Mr Chris Harding
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: cystitis & UTI's
Topic: Cystitis
Replies: 2
Views: 773

Re: Cystitis

Recurrent cystitis or UTI is certainly something that you should seek help to control. It can be a huge interference with your quality of life and there are several potentially successful treatments available.
by Mr Chris Harding
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: overactive bladder syndrome
Topic: Kidney or Bladder
Replies: 2
Views: 582

Re: Kidney or Bladder

It sounds like your bladder is overactive - during periods where your conscious level drops - eg overnight/afternoon sleep this is resulting in urinary leakage - there are medications that may be able to help with that. I'm not sure what level of investigation you have had and whether you have under...
by Mr Chris Harding
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: overactive bladder syndrome
Topic: Nightly frequency
Replies: 2
Views: 722

Re: Nightly frequency

I would advise completing a bladder diary in order to investigate whether you are making too much urine at night. This is a condition called nocturnal polyuria and the treatment is different to that given for overactive bladder syndrome - this is the first step in trying to find out what the problem...
by Mr Chris Harding
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: general
Topic: Non-acceptance of Incontinence diagnosis
Replies: 2
Views: 766

Re: Non-acceptance of Incontinence diagnosis

I think its a difficult issue - persuading patients to seek help for urinary incontinence is a bit of a taboo subject. It may be better to see if this individual would be willing to talk to a health care professional as we could offer alternatives to pads/containment and even prevent the incontinenc...
by Mr Chris Harding
Thu May 24, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: The Urology Foundation - Urinary Tract Infections
Topic: Leaky Bladder
Replies: 3
Views: 2207

Re: Leaky Bladder

Sexual activity certainly can be associated with urinary tract infections. The link between incontinence and UTI is less well defined. UTIs can cause worsening of existing incontinence but there is little evidence to show that incontinence can cause UTIs. The mechanism of UTIs following on from sexu...
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