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Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience in Medical Oncology
Special IV line: This catheter is routinely used in leukemia treatment. It is a long sterile tube that surgeons place under the skin in a "tunnel" and then it enters a ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Be more specific. : Would depend on what type of catheter and into what it's being placed.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Let me advise you: There are some differerances if you male or female. For male i will recommend this article. http://urology.iupui.edu/img/pdfs/selfcathmale06.pdf fo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
27 years experience in Family Medicine
For adults the sizes: Are fairly standard and should pass without difficulty. If issues, you should see a urologist. (i assume you meant urinary catheters?).
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satya Allaparthi
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Catheter: Taking out catheter is a simple procedure . You may have some discomfort but usually painless .
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Catheter: No one can make you have a catheter placed. In certain situations such as urinary retention, a catheter may be required to prevent complications. As ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Must : Get home health nurse to show you.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Depends: On type of catheter. Call your doctor or his nurse. May need home health nurse to help at first.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Evans
17 years experience in Neonatology
Depends: A catheter is a plastic tube. It can be placed in many different organs for many different purposes. You should discuss the specifics of your situat ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Too vague: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or ask ... Read More

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