I had an ultrasound check when catheter removed and this showed that bladder was emptying, I have not had one since but the bladder feels empty.
The flow has been weak ever since catheter was removed but I had nevertheless achieved control.
The current problem started a few days ago.
Thank you. I note that the sphincter is not likely to cease working once the problem has been brought under control.
I was prescribed oxybutynin last week and I used it for 2 days but it did not appear to be effective. I ceased to use it because I developed constipation followed by diarrhoea which seemed to increase the pressure on my bladder and make the matter worse.
Today I was prescribed Vesicare which is I understand similar and I will now try this.
In view of the sudden onset combined with discomfort and soreness, I thought that this was most likely caused by an infection leading to inflammation. Can a urine test sometimes fail to detect an infection?