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Questions to Ask about Catheter and Urine Bag
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I'm scheduled for pelvic floor surgery and have been told I'll be sent home with a urine bag. What questions should I ask the doctor to help me understand what is happening to me?
Taking a list of questions to ask your doctor is a great idea. Here are a few you might consider asking. Add your own to the list as you think of them.
This content was written by a member of HysterSisters.com as a non-medical professional based on discussions, resources and input from other patients for the purpose of patient-to-patient support.
- How much water can I drink? Should I drink extra water?
- How often should I empty the urine bag?
- Do I need to wear gloves?
- Can I exercise with this urine bag?
- What if I see blood in my urine? Is that normal?
- What if the catheter comes out?
- What are the signs of a urine infection?
- Will the bag and tube irritate the skin or tissue?
- How so I bathe?
- How do I empty the urine bag in public restroom?
- Is there anything special I need to do to care for my urine bag?
- How long will I need to wear this urine bag?
06-13-2011 - 09:43 PM
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