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    My physiotherapist gave me a TENS machine to try and it made my urethra a lot of more sensitive again.

    I have lived with these urethra symptoms for almost 2 years now, but for the last two months I was seeing some improvement because I spent some time abroad, where I could find and drink certain brands of bottled water. The water made my urethra much less reactive to acidic food and beverages. I could even eat tomatoes and berries again, with moderation.

    Now I am feeling so upset, because the urethra sensitivity returned and I feel like urine is again getting trapped in it.
    I used the TENS machine only once, on my tailbone, as instructed by the physiotherapist. The program I was using was intended for pain relief.

    Has anybody had similar bad experiences with the TENS machine? Why is this happening to me? I see that the device has helped many, so I wonder why I had a different reaction.

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    Re: TENS made my irritation worse

    It could be placement --- I suggest you ask your therapist about different placements.

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