Choosing the right catheter depends on a wide range of elements such as your gender, weight, age, manual mobility, urethral sensitivity and visual impairment. In addition to that, it may also depend on how often you travel and how physically active you are. As your trusted catheter supplier, we want to help you stay up to date on all the most recent technology, insurance and health information.
Know the basics:
When washing hands with soap and water:
*If soap and clean water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub to clean your hands. Alcohol-based hand rubs significantly reduce the number of germs on skin and are fast-acting.
When using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer:
Symptoms of UTI
You should see your doctor if you have any of these signs or symptoms:
How to Prevent Getting a UTI?
Many people who cath are able to prevent a UTI by taking some important selfceare steps. If you are beginning to see symptoms of UTI, try to catheterize yourself more frequently (every 2-4 hours) and increase your fluid intake. Changing your catheter after increasing your fluids may help cut down on the number of bacteria living in your bladder since catheters can become “colonized” with the bacteria that are flushed out of your urinary tract.
What You Need to Know About Medicare Guidelines
Important note: Regulations and/or your insurance may require a written prescription for your supply order.
Please note: because intermittent catheters are regulated as prescription-only medical devices, a current prescription is needed to ship samples.
**Legal Guardian must sign if patient is under 18 years of age.
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