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Do I need to measure my urine output when cathing?

Your healthcare professional will let you know if you should measure your urine output during your self-cathing routine. This may be something suggested to you when you first start self-cathing to help develop a routine and avoid overfilling the bladder. A fluid tracker to monitor how much you drink and your urine output may help with this. You can monitor your output using a metered collection bag or other receptacle with measurement markings.

Adjusting to cathing can be tough, with a range of practical, physical and emotional challenges. You don’t have to figure it out alone. Call and talk to a member of the me+ support team today, on 0800 234 6569.