I don't mean to alarm you Lush but give you the nuts and bolts so you can make informed decisions. Common symptoms of renal (kidney) infections are lethargy, back pain, sweating, headache, cloudy strong smelly urine, disorientation. If these present for more than two or three days have a urine sample tested. It won't hurt to change the dressings yourself as sterile as possible. Sunlight and sterile saltwater are good natural healers. 10 minutes exposure to sunlight daily can aid the supra pubic catheter site healing time quite a bit, and is the only natural source of vitamin D important for healthy bones.
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