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Urinating in public (Oceans)
DiveGirl55 - 6/27/2008 8:28 AM
Category: General
Replies: 9

Okay, never thought I would be asking for advice on peeing, but here it goes:

Most women divers I have talked to, like me, also have trouble going underwater, unlike men.

The few times I have actually been sucessful, I ended up stopping my breathing for about 30 seconds in order to focus on going. This last time I must have drank 3 liters of water on the boat, so I would ’fill up’ and HAVE to go or explode! It somehow worked.

So, are there any "tips" to going more successfully or quickly for that matter. Are there depths that work BETTER than others? Breathing techniques? Liquid that goes through faster? etc.?

Greg - 6/27/2008 2:31 PM
This is an interesting forum discussion. I just think about running water and I can pee without a problem. Just relax your body and all sorts of great things will come out :)
DiveGirl55 - 6/27/2008 11:05 PM
Hey, sorry. Inquiring minds HAFTA KNOW!
seawolfdiving - 6/27/2008 11:40 PM
I am assuming that you are diving in a wet suit, yes? If so, consider your self fortunate. I am currently among those who dive in water that is cold enough to wear a dry suit. We would kill to have your problem.

Fou us guys, there has always been the option of a condom/cathater and a pee valve on the drysuit. But for women, that’s a different story. The most practical option has been a diaper (depends, etc...). But now, there is a non-invasive alternative. There is a new device, the she-pee that is available for the ladies. I know of a lady who has had success whith this setup. you may be able to reach her at:
DiveGirl55 - 6/28/2008 2:57 AM
Yes, sorry for not clarifying prior to the post. IT WOULD BE WETSUIT DIVING!
Eve - 7/01/2008 1:41 PM
I am just glad that when you mentioned peeing in publix you remembered to put in the (Ocean) part. I was worried there for a moment. : )
DiveGirl55 - 7/01/2008 9:33 PM
I was trying to be funny! hahahaha
Diverguy1 - 7/01/2008 11:33 PM
Drysuit divers never pee...

Bighens - 7/02/2008 11:57 PM
i remember the 1st time i pee’ed in my wetsuit, i had only made a few dives and was doing my open water class and well i didnt realize it kinda hangs out with your for awhile in your suit lol so pretty much i dont pee in my wetsuit anymore