I miss taking a shower or water aerobics because of protecting my catheter from getting wet. Is there something like a wet suit available that can be used for protection?

There are protective devices and coverings that can be used in patients with a catheter, but they do not permit getting into a pool or immersing the catheter under water.  They can sometimes be used with a shower.  You will have to inquire with your dialysis unit about getting such a covering and see if they recommend it.  The best thing to do is to get a fistula so that the catheter is unnecessary.

 

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