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Discharged from hospital with urinary catheter because if

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Discharged from hospital with urinary catheter because if incontinence problems due to repeated catheterisation. Now have no bladder control. G P is refusing to reinstate catheter after it fell out! I do have a long standing problem with infection and have taken Doxycycline 100mgs daily for approx 6 yrs. Advice and guidance needed!!
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 10 months ago.

Hi

What is your medical question exactly

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
G P refuses as she states there is no proven reason for incontinence . I think she is failing to a appreciate that the "wellbeing" of the patient encompasses the social and psychological consequences of incontinence. I have limited mobility due to non union of# ***** of femur in 2005 Hypertension and early stages of c.o.p.d. I can walk a few steps only
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I ca see her rationale but I am sitting here incontinent without the safety of the catheter and angry and miserable
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 10 months ago.

You need to see a urologist.

Constant catheters are dangerous.

Urodynamic studies need to be done.

Ask for the referral, as this is out of your GPs area of expertise.

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