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In some cases, people living with a serious condition or injury might also experience bladder problems.
In the sections below, we invite you to learn more about the ways that different conditions can affect the bladder, plus how catheterization can help manage these symptoms safely, comfortably and with minimal fuss.
Spinal Cord Injury
The ability for the signals to travel back and forth is impaired when the spinal cord is damaged, resulting in bladder emptying problems.
Did you know that bladder nerve functionality is impaired in 90% of Spina Bifida cases? Here's how catheterization can help.
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
About half of all men with BPH experience bladder symptoms. Your doctor may recommend symptom relief with periodic or ongoing IC.
The flow of urine can be impeded by strictures, causing difficulties in emptying the bladder. Regularly dilating the urethra can clear its path.
80% of MS patients will eventually experience bladder problems. Catheterization can improve your quality of life by giving you control.
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