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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Steps: Deflate the balloon gently pull forward and out no tugging make sure the balloon is really deflated

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Drainage: Make sure the catheter is not kinked, is draining appropriately & take a prophylactic antibiotic if the catheter is in for any significant period of t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
26 years experience Urology
No: A Malecot catheter is more typically used to drain the kidney via a passage through the back or the bladder through a suprapubic passage. It has soft ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
32 years experience Internal Medicine
There is no clear: Cut answer for it . The principle is that it has to come out if it is not absolutely necessary
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Helps pts urinate: Its a catheter inserted thru the urethra into the blader. Its used to collect urine for testing, for obstructions in pts who can't otherwise urinate, ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Medical supply store: Or some pharmacies should have these available. Call first or look online to see if they have any in inventory.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Fishman
34 years experience Urology
Urine drainage tool: Foley catheters are usually manufactured from latex rubber. They are used to drain urine from either male or female bladders. The catheter will often ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
That just: Means a soft plastic tube placed in the bladder to drain urine.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Yes, some hurt on pulling a deflated Foley's is expected, but highly tolerable under adjusting expectation and skillful execution. Just close your eye ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Every 2 - 4 weeks: Indwelling Foley catheters should be changed every 2 -4 weeks. Makes sure you drink plenty of water to ensure a good urine flow. If there is odor or ... Read More
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