A bidet toilet seat is a specially designed hands free toileting solution that is designed to remove the need for the use of toilet paper and the wiping of the genital region of the body in both men and women. These hands free toilet solutions can provide high benefits for many people including the elderly, the disabled, the medically ill, and people who suffer from incontinence or urinary tract infections that are caused by Foley catheters or indwelling catheters.
The reason why an electric bidet toilet seat is so beneficial for urinary tract infection sufferers is that it is designed to spray water at the genital region washing the area thoroughly to remove bacteria that may travel via the urethra and into the bladder. Especially beneficial for women who suffer from a urinary infection caused by a catheter, a bidet toilet seat can easily clean the genital area because it is more open and exposed to the spraying water.
A person may experience a urinary tract infection after sex, from the use of a Foley catheter, the wiping of toilet paper, too much sugar intake, not enough water intake, and from certain forms of bacteria entering the urethra from dirt or other foreign objects. Unlike Foley catheters, intermittent catheters are designed to temporary be inserted into the bladder to release urine and then be removed once the bladder is emptied. This form of a catheter can help to reduce the risk of a urinary tract infection from occurring because it doesn’t stay inside the body for long periods of time unlike how the Foley catheter does. Changing from a Foley catheter to an intermittent catheter or using a bidet instead of a regular toilet may help to relieve some symptoms, and may also help to remove the urinary infection completely depending on the severity and the type of bacteria that caused it.
After using intermittent catheters it can be beneficial to wash the area with the bidet toilet seat to ensure all bacteria is removed and the area is thoroughly cleaned. Because of the design of the bidet toilet attachment, this can be done after each intermittent catheter session and is a great solution for cleanliness at all times.
Urinary tract infections can cause severe discomfort, pain, and soreness for the sufferer. Some of the symptoms can include pain and burning while urinating, soreness, cloudy urine, abdominal pain, and bad smelling urine and odor. When left too long or is untreated a secondary infection may result causing complications with severe pain under the rib, nausea, vomiting, and high temperatures. If these symptoms occur or if you are pregnant, it is vitally important that you seek medical help immediately as it can result in life threatening complications. So if you find that your bidet toilet seat is relieving the symptoms of a urinary tract infection, but it keeps coming back then it may be time to seek medical advice for heavier forms of treatment.