2 patient evaluations for Urinary Catheter with a side effects rating of Mild

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Jul 29, 2012 (Started Nov 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (infection, infected stoma)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I decided to have a supra pubic catheter insertion because I couldn't get from my chair or bed to the toilet via hoist, in time. Nappy pads left me sore and anyway, I enjoy going out for ooh, hours on end. I don't want to be tied to within pissing distance of my hoist! it's sore I find myself prone to UTIs and infection of the stoma site. It necessitates more care regimes and faffing about but it gives me freedom and that makes it worthwhile

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Nov 5, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (rash or skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Beware of skin problems. I wear a diaper or pad together with the condom catheter in case the condom catheter leaks. It gives me freedom and I don't have to worry about finding an accessible toilet in time, less stress.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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