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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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Bladder or urethral: Infection because germs travel up alongside or through the catheter. Hence we always try to remove Foley catheters as soon as possible, or even to try ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more Info: At your age its difficult to comprehend your question. Foley catheters are a major cause of bladder and kidney infections. Be careful.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: The urine in the catheter tube can look cloudy. There can be fever and pain above the pubic bone. There can be an elevated WBC count. Urinalysis an ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Often not, but it would depend on the type of surgery that you are having, and if the urinary bladder needed to be empty during surgery, or if the sur ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Yu
26 years experience Urology
No: A Foley catheter can cause urethral discomfort and bladder spasms, and can increase the risk for infection, but this is not always the case. Current ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Urethral injury: Small tears can develop in the urethra after a Foley catheter is placed -- the bleeding can be worse if you are on a blood thinner.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually doesn't: Blood should not show up after Foley catheter insertion but sometimes it does. This is usually due to the trauma of placing the catheter in which the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cesarean?: After a cesarean, the catheter can usually come out in less that 24 hours.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It happens often with patients. Nurses are aware of this and it's usually not a problem since it's not usually voluntary.
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