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Post-Prostatectomy Dribbles - How About A Penile Clamp?

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Post-Prostatectomy Dribbles - How About A Penile Clamp?
7 June 2019 126 Views

Whether it’s a little leak or a downpour, millions of men around the world suffer from urine leakage. This can be caused by a multitude of problems: prostate surgery, weak pelvic floor, nerve damage, the list goes on…

1 in 4 men suffer from urinary incontinence during their lives. However, it’s not something that you have to put up with! The concept of a ‘penile clamp’ may seem ludicrous to most men, but it’s better than you think! Read on to learn how one can help you!

What are Penile Clamps?

A Penile Clamp is a small reusable device, worn externally, that is used to manage urinary leakage in a lot of men. Mainly, it is used after prostate surgery when men tend to lose control of their bladder; around 10-15% of men experience urinary incontinence after prostate cancer treatment.

Clamps tend to work well for active men who are looking to use a discreet product to manage their incontinence.

How Does A Penile Clamp Work?

The Penile Clamp works by using pressure to prevent urine from leaking from the bladder. It can do this by compressing or squeezing the penis, by either acting as a clamp that is closed over the penis, as a strap that surrounds the penis, or as an inflatable cuff.

Although this form of treatment does not provide a cure for incontinence, it can help patients to manage their urine leakage.

What are the Advantages of Using a Penile Clamp?

In a 2015 study, research found that "The clamp was good for short vigorous activities like swimming/exercise; it was the most secure, least likely to leak, most discreet". Other advantages include:

  • Decrease or eliminate pad usage
  • Great for exercise
  • Manages stress incontinence
  • Prevent leakage
  • No fear or embarrassment from leaks

When Shouldn’t You Use a Penile Clamp?

You may want to check with a health advisor before using a penile clamp if:

  • You suffer from urge incontinence
  • Your skin is easily damaged
  • You have poor hand control
  • You have poor memory or mental function

The Dribblestop Male Urinary Incontinence Clamp

The Dribblestop is an effective solution for men who are looking to manage their urinary incontinence or post micturition dribble.

The Dribblestop is an external penile clamp that gently applies pressure to the top of your penis, as well as the urethra on the underside.

The Dribblestop Can Help To Maintain Urinary Incontinence

What are the Benefits of the Dribblestop?

  • Natural feel – The penile clamp is so small and comfortable, you won’t even realise that it’s there!
  • SafetyDribblestop does not apply any pressure to the sides of the penis, so blood circulation is unrestricted.
  • Live life!Dribblestop allows you to get on with your life with not fear of embarrassing leaks.
  • Guaranteed – Your penile clamp is guaranteed for 1 year; if it breaks, we’ll replace it! Visit Dribblestop to learn more!

Take control of your bladder with Dribblestop today!

Reviews for the Dribblestop – Male Urinary Incontinence Clamp

5 Stars

Allen – Problem Solved

This product arrived today and to be quite honest i had convinced myself that the description and reviews were too good to be true. Following my prostatectomy and after the catheter was removed I found the first gush of uncontrollable urine quite distressing. And so, it continued.

The Dribblestop works. It was easy to fit, and I found the default setting perfectly comfortable. A new pad was fitted at the same time and 10 hours later still perfectly dry. I am now looking forward to having days out without the worry of pads and having an embarrassing accident thanks to Dribblestop! Worth every penny!

5 Stars

Clay – Gives You Confidence

I use Dribblestop on evenings when I am out late dancing, it sure gives me confidence. It is normally late in the evening after a long day that I feel I seem to lack total control of my bladder since my radicle prostatectomy. It was my specialist nurse that suggested the clamp and it has really helped for when I am on my feet a lot during the day, then dancing in the evening.


Sources

[1] Engstrom, G., et al. (2003) Prevalence of three lower urinary tract symptoms in men - a population-based study. Family Practice. 20(1), pp. 7-10.

[2] Macaulay M, Broadbridge J, Gage H, Williams P, Birch B, Moore KN, Cottenden A, Fader MJ. A trial of devices for urinary incontinence after treatment for prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2015 Sep;116(3):432-42