Updated 13 May 2015

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When visiting your doctor, do not use any perfumes or creams in or around your vagina or penis to hide the smell of urine.

This can affect the outcome of urine tests and “hide” signs of possible infection. Clean your vagina and penis with clean water only and make sure you dry the area properly.

Visit our Incontinence Centre for more on managing this condition.


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