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  • Instills for Men

    Would like to hear if any men had any positive or negative experiences with instills? Contemplating trying this per URO doc suggestion.

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    Jrye,

    I've had one just 4 weeks ago at the dr's office.. they said they would teach me how to do it. It really helped my minor flare/frequency. I really stick to the diet and I am still feeling great now. So I think they are worth it, some people do them at home every day. I am nervous about doing them myself..but I need to learn how to...that way O have a rescue treatment.. I leave 3 hours away from my doc. BUT I THINK THEY REALLY HELP WHETHER YOU DO THEM DAILY, WEEKLY OR MONTHLY.
    You should get some more posts on here.

    God Bless,
    Jonathan

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      Instills for Men

      Thanks for reply. My concern is for men I would imagine it would be a painful procedure to be awake through and had concerns that it may not be worth the couple days of relief instill may bring (Doc said something like 2 maybe 3 days of "help" it provides). If it really gets rid of pain for a couple days that itself may be a nice break. Me having a cystoscopy before and after that urinating was painful for 2-3 days after the procedure and I don't want to experience that again after having an instill procedure.

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        There are men who do self instillations with no problem. It's much easier to insert a catheter for myself, rather than have someone else do it.

        Sending warm healing thoughts,
        Donna
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