Fighting Impotence - Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Posted on Aug 17, 2018 by Taikhum Sadiq

Impotence or erectile dysfunction is the inability of men to get or maintain an erection. It impacts the person’s ability to engage in sexual intercourse and renders them unable to start a family. Also known as ED, impotence is very common condition across the western world, and can happen to men of almost all ages. People with healthier lifestyles are less likely to be affected with impotence.

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All You Need to Know About Catheter Tips

Posted on Aug 14, 2018 by Taikhum Sadiq

Catheters are hollow tubes made out of synthetic material and are used to drain fluids out of of the body or administer liquid medication to the body. They are long tubes, that are either inserted within the body via surgery or via orifices such as the mouth, nose, ears, etc. Different catheters have different types of tips depending on the use of the catheter and the organ that it will work on.

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A Brief Guide to Nephrostomy

Posted on Aug 13, 2018 by Taikhum Sadiq

Nephrostomy is a procedure where an ostomy or artificial opening is made near the upper part of the urinary system to allow the drainage of urine. Sometimes due to conditions like cancer, the ureter that connects the kidneys to the urinary bladder gets blocked causing pressure to build up. This build up of pressure can damage the kidneys.

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Tips for Using Male External Catheters

Posted on Feb 13, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Male external catheter helps in managing urinary incontinence. For best results, it is important that you use it properly, keeping in mind some important tips and advice. These tips of using male external catheter cover all the major points which should be considered while using it.

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Foley Catheters – Overcoming Basic Catheterization Issues

Posted on Jan 20, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Foley catheter, also known as an indwelling catheter is used to drain urine from the bladder. It is held in place with the help of a water-filled balloon that is inflated inside the bladder.

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Urinary Leg Bags – Buying Guide

Posted on Jan 06, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Urinary leg bags are discreet urine collection bags that are used to collect urine from catheters. They are wrapped around legs or thighs and held in place by means of straps and holders.

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Bedside Drainage Bags – Buying Guide

Posted on Jan 05, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Bedside Drainage Bags are used at night to collect large volumes of urine. They are ideal for people who are restricted to bed or wheelchair and cannot urinate properly or suffer from incontinence.

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Foley Indwelling Catheters – Buying Guide

Posted on Jan 05, 2018 by Anushree Kothari

Foley Indwelling Catheter is a soft, flexible tube used to drain urine out from the bladder. It is connected to a urine collection bag for safe storage of urine.

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Pessary And Prolapse

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by Ayush Henry

A vaginal pessary is an effective and removable device designed to manage pelvic organ prolapse without surgery. It is also used to treat stress urinary incontinence, retroverted uterus, cystocele and rectocele. To find the best that feels right, you may have to experiment with different pessary sizes and shapes available. Your doctor will guide you how to reinsert, remove and clean the pessary on a regular schedule.

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Choosing the Right Catheter

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by Ayush Henry

The main use of catheter is to remove fluids from bladder. They are specifically used when the patients cannot urinate by themselves. Catheters are generally used if there is injury to bladder or urethra and for people suffering from urinary incontinence. The use of catheter is not limited to these symptoms.

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