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Is it common to have to use an intermittent catheter?

As an intermittent catheter user, one thing you definitely shouldn’t feel is “alone”. There are numerous conditions that affect draining the bladder which may require the use of an intermittent catheter at different stages in life, from young men or women with multiple sclerosis to older people with urine retention or prostate challenges. There are more people using intermittent catheters than you would imagine and finding ways to ensure they continue to live the lives they want to live.

Learn more about some of the most common conditions that can lead to using an intermittent catheter (IC).

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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. Call 1-800-422-8811 (M-F, 8:30 AM-7:00 PM ET).