trrish wrote:I used to take D-Mannose powder in water when I thought I was getting a UTI but now use it proactively. The urologist I saw for the Botox specializes in MS patients. He really encouraged me with the D-Mannose.
lyndacarol wrote:Welcome to ThisIsMS, JanetF.
This was posted some time ago in this thread:
Botox for overactive bladder (urge incontinence) (Dr. Elizabeth Mueller, Chicago's Loyola University)
http://www.doctoroz.com/episode/dr-ozs- ... 4141122001 mention "for MS"@1:20
momnmore wrote:is catheterization automatically needed while on Botox?
arielmt wrote:As long are you are emptying regularly and completely, you shouldn't get a UTI even with catheter use. I'm able to catheterize while sitting on the toilet and follow a pretty sterile procedure. It's not hard to do and you get used to doing it quickly.
So yeah, I'm not happy about having to catheterize but it's way better than the horrible spasticity and incontinence issues I used to have.
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