• LEEBILL LEEBILL
    November 27, 2009
    Solutions please for leakage around stoma of suprapubic catheter
    LEEBILL LEEBILL
    November 27, 2009

    I have had a suprapubic catheter for a couple of years--I am completely bedfast.  It has begun to leak around the stoma.  Why?  What can be done?

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  • Nancy  Muller
    Health Pro
    November 30, 2009
    Nancy  Muller
    Health Pro
    November 30, 2009
    There should not be leakage. It is important that you insure there is no obstruction to the flow of urine through the catheter to the collection bag. You should contact your doctor who inserted the suprapubic and be seen if there is not a kink in the tubing. Nancy Muller, NAFC

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