Leg bags may be worn on your upper or lower leg. Varieties are available for wheelchair users and abdominal bags that can be worn around your waist are also available.
You may find different bags or different wear positions are suitable depending on what activity you are undertaking or clothes you are wearing.
It is possible to buy slim leg bags specifically designed to be worn with shorts or shorter skirts.
There are leg bags designed for wheelchair users or people that spend most of the time sitting. These are bent so that they can be worn on the leg alongside the knee joint.
It is also possible to find body-worn or abdominal bags that are worn around the abdomen/waist. You may prefer this option or it might be useful for sports activities etc when you would like to avoid attaching a bag to your leg.
You may need to look at different types of straps/sleeves and extra lengths of tubing or shortening tubing in order to place the bag in the best postion for you. Some bags come with different tube lengths and you can cut others to the length required. For example, if you are in a wheelchair and need easy access to empty a bag, wearing it low round your calf might be right for you.
If you are male you may need to take into account penile erection and tumescence1.
Think about the best position for you but also consider a position that enables you to empty the bag easily
catheter tube fixation
Volume and Capacity
Sterile and Non-sterile
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