MYTH 2

“Using an intermittent catheter will make my bladder weaker - you will get so used to being drained in this way that you will soon need to have a unit in place permanently”

Using an intermittent catheter will not deteriorate your condition or cause you to need for a fixed catheter. In fact, it can help keep your bladder healthy, preventing stretching or further damage and is often an alternative to a permanent fixture.