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Needing to go potty during an attack

There was an article I read about someone's experience with chronic migraine and getting UTIs when she just couldn't get up to go pee. I to have this problem and I have really been thinking about the Pure Wick system. (You may have seen it advertised on TV). Does anyone have ways to manage this?

  1. - hi there- so glad you spoke up to pose this question. That was me you are referencing about getting a UTI because I was too sick from migraine for a full day to be able to stand up to use the bathroom. I'm so sorry you can relate to this awful reality! I have never heard of the purewick system but just looked it up to try to understand how it works. I'm sorry I don't have any experience with anything like this. I did find myself wondering that day (and on other days like it) about just having a urine collector like they have at the hospital (though they are primarily designed for men and therefore would involve some moving about). Here's one I just found on amazon that seems to be configured for women: This would still involve moving around a bit but in a less demanding way than getting up to walk to another room entirely. Let me know where you land on this and if you find something that works for you. I'm sure we're not the only ones out there who are facing this challenge as migraine can be paralyzing for many. Warmly- Holly team.

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