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Pyelonephritis

Pyelonephritis is a type of urinary tract infection in the form of a painful kidney infection. It is an unpleasant illness that usually happens when bacteria travels up from your bladder into one or both of your kidneys. The kidneys and…

Urethritis

What is Urethritis? Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra which may be caused by an infection, known as a lower UTI. The urethra is the tube from the bladder through which urine flows out of the body. Infections are generally caused…

Awareness needed for Interstitial Cystitis

There’s still so much awareness needed around Interstitial Cystitis. Three years ago, Niki Wells shared her story with the Bladder and Bowel Community on how she copes living with the debilitating bladder condition interstitial cystitis…

Bladder Management and Childbirth

Difficulty passing urine or urinary retention, as it is known, is a common problem in the first day or two following childbirth, but with careful management this should resolve without long term consequences.  This page expands on bladder…

Incontinence Myths

For such a common condition as incontinence, it’s important to understand exactly what help and support is available. But also what common myths and misconceptions to avoid as these may prevent you from properly managing incontinence.

Don’t Suffer with Incontinence

This article contains links We know talking about incontinence is hard, there are millions of people who live, or care for someone with incontinence. Worryingly many people over the age of 45 suffer in silence and avoid activities…

Hannah’s Story – Interstitial Cystitis

Introducing Hannah, who will be contributing as a regular guest blogger for the Bladder and Bowel Community. Hannah has a painful bladder condition called Interstitial Cystitis (IC) and will be telling her story over a series of posts as…

Dealing with Incontinence and Dementia

This article contains affiliate links Incontinence isn’t the first thing we think of when we talk about dementia but it’s more common than you might think. For some people, the neurological messages between the brain and bladder or…

FREE Just Can’t Wait Toilet Card

Access the Universally Recognised Digital Just Can’t Wait Toilet Card Online for FREE Order the original toilet access card from the Bladder and Bowel Community today. We use the universally acknowledged W.C. signage, giving you the…