As you may already know, there are several different types of catheters – suprapubic, urethral, intermittent, and condom. Factors like patient’s symptoms, conditions, and how long they must wear the catheter determine which catheter is the best option. A condom catheter, as the name suggests, is an external device that is worn exactly like a […]
Condom Catheter: What is a Condom Catheter And How it is Used
Male Urinary Incontinence: Hidden Dangers of 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 […]
Men’s Liberty: 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 […]
Male Urinary Incontinence: Does Cranberry Juice Help With UTIs?
Male urinary incontinence is a problem which affects millions of people in the country every year. Incontinence caused by urinary tract infections is particularly common among older men. One of the commonly suggested treatments for urinary tract infection is cranberry juice. Does Cranberry Juice Help With UTIs? Let us take a look. Can Cranberry Juice […]
Male UI Catheter: How Blood in The Urine is Tested And Treated
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 […]
How Do I Know If I Have a UTI?
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are more common in women, but men can experience them too. UTIs will happen when bacteria infect the urinary tract. These infections often come from the skin or rectum and can occur anywhere along the male urinary tract, including the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
Common Causes of Male UTIs
It is a common misconception that only women are prone to UTIs. Although rare, men are prone too. Here are the common causes of male UTIs.
UTI Treatment For Men: What Can I Do About It?
Urinary tract infections can be as painful and debilitating for men as they are for women. Yes, that’s right, men can also suffer from the burning, pain, and urinary urgency that comes with a UTI. And since UTIs affecting men are not as common as it is for women, many guys fail to recognize the […]
4 Best Foods to Prevent UTIs
UTIs can evolve into a life-threatening disease, like kidney failure. Here is a list of the top foods to prevent UTIs in men.
Do You Have a Bladder Infection? Let’s Find Out
After you have had to urinate for the sixth time in about an hour, you might wonder if you are perhaps displaying one of the bladder infection symptoms in men. And if it stings, hurts, or burns when you urinate, you might be right. Bladder infections are the most common type of UTI, i.e., urinary […]