My father, a resident at a long term care facility, is 78, has had a stroke, suffers from full left side paralysis and is incontinent. He suffers from repeated bladder infections (UTIs), at least eight or nine in the last five years, several of which have put him in the hospital, one of which put him in ICU.
He has seen a a urologist (no significant issues) and has been put on nitrofurantoin on a daily basis, yet he is still getting UTIs.
Can this number of UTIs be seen as typical for a man in this condition? Is his incontinence at fault, or might there be issues at the care facility playing a role?
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