Suprapubic catheter

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willprocter1
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by willprocter1 on Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:38 am

Suprapubic catheter

Hi,
My name's Will.
I have only recently had an SPC put it to help me with toileting.
I'm looking for some advice on some symptoms I'm experiencing.
I've been experiencing some tingling and a burning sensation in my penis
and also some urine coming through my penis. When I have spoken to doctors
about this they tell me that this is normal for suprapubic catheters. My main problem
is with the urine leakage through the penis.
I was wondering whether anyone had any suggestions of things I could do to prevent
this. I've recently had a bladder infection which was treated with antibiotics. It's been
a few days since I've had bladder leakage but last night I had a coke. I thought this could
possibly have aggravated the infection. Does anyone know if this is a factor?
Any help would be much appreciated as this is my first experience with an SPC, and
I feel like a bit of a fish out of water.
Cheers,
Will.

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talkhealth
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by talkhealth on Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:53 am

Re: Suprapubic catheter

Hi Will,

So sorry to hear about your recurring problems due to your suprapubic catheters. We have a bladder clinic coming up soon where experts will be available to answer your questions and hopefully get to the bottom of what you can do to improve your situation.

The clinic begins on the 4th of June and is completely free to patients.

http://www.talkhealthpartnership.com/on ... s_2018.php

We wish you the best of luck in trying to find some answers,

Best wishes,
talkhealth
talkhealth team
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