UTI

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Urinary tract infections are a common problem, affecting both females and males of all ages. The infections occur when bacteria enters the urinary system and travels into the bladder, where urine is stored. The bacteria then proliferate, leading to uncomfortable symptoms. Men may develop a urinary tract infection during treatment of urinary incontinence problems, when…

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Male Urinary Incontinence: Hidden Dangers of CAUTIs

CAUTIs

Using a urine collection device is one of the best ways to manage male urinary incontinence. However, if you are not careful about the device you choose to wear, you might be at risk of developing catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). What Causes CAUTIs?  In fact, there are several reasons why using indwelling catheters…

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Men’s Liberty: How to Deal With CAUTIs

How to Deal With CAUTIs

Catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) affect hundreds of thousands of men every year. It is the most common type of urinary tract infection you can acquire in a hospital setting. Data shows that the US healthcare system spends over $340 million every year towards the treatment and management of CAUTIs. Thankfully, CAUTIs – like…

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The All-You-Need-to-Know Catheter Guide For Vacations And Trips

travel with a catheter

There are a lot of misconceptions floating around about what a male UI catheter user can and cannot do. One of these assumptions is that it’s extremely challenging – if not outright impossible – to travel with a catheter on. Nothing could be further from the truth. Just because you are wearing a suprapubic or…

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Traveling with Incontinence

Traveling with Incontinence

Traveling with incontinence: Millions of men deal with urinary incontinence throughout their daily lives. This condition that affects so many can be especially difficult when you are outside of your normal routines. Travel, for example, takes us out of our comfort zone and into worlds we are less familiar with. This unfamiliarity can heighten the emotions and concerns we feel when dealing with men’s urinary incontinence. The thought of not knowing where your next bathroom break will be can turn even the most exciting journeys into a bad experience. Here are some things that you can prepare for to help with the challenges that you may face.

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Comparing Men’s Liberty to Traditional Catheters

Men’s Liberty

Male urinary incontinence (a condition in which a man is unable to control his bladder) is more common than you think. While it’s not a disease in itself, incontinence is often a symptom of an underlying medical issue. There are different types of incontinence, ranging in severity from complete uncontrolled voiding of the bladder to…

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Male UI Catheter: How Blood in The Urine is Tested And Treated

Blood in the urine

Blood in the urine – a condition that doctors refer to as hematuria – is a problem that affects a large number of men in the world. Research shows that nearly 30% of adults are at risk of developing hematuria at some point in their lifetime. If the presence of blood in the urine is visible…

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