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In, out, shake it all about

... In, out, shake it all about catheter, heart surgery, prostate, story This week's storyteller has chosen to be anonymous.AKA the endless saga of life with and without a catheter. An eurgh yuk ow sort of story. This is a story that began ...

Thoughts on living with an enlarged prostate

... Thoughts on living with an enlarged prostate prostate, catheter Is your dad peeing often and little? Maybe painfully? It might not be cancer, but it might be an enlarged prostate. Here are some thoughts from our own experiences on what you can expect to ...

Balancing dementia care with a full-time career

... Mum's 57 year marriage had effectively ended. Instead of her independent, home-loving husband, she was in a whirlwind of incontinence pads, catheters and rubber mattresses. I found myself, as Dad's 'Deputy', managing a portfolio of stocks and shares, doing tax returns ...

Mum didn't tell me about her major heart surgery

... while and my mum accepted without a word of her op. I have to hear from my aunt that mum is waiting for a catheter ablation to see if scarring her heart in the malfunctioning parts will regulate her heartbeat. Mum has already had a failed operation on ...

Helping your parents with toilet problems and incontinence

... of six hours. Skin care products such as wipes, cleansing foam and creams can reduce the soreness and skin irritation caused by incontinence Catheters (for more extreme cases) Depending on the severity of your parent's incontinence symptoms and how they want to manage the condition they ...