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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Medical Norms: This is something out of the ordinary. Did the catheter go in your bladder? If so then bleeding post catheter is coming from your urinary tract and n ... Read More
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: The u/s techs know how 2 place a catheter. You get urine return, if not they try again. There isn't anything injected into the catheter that would ind ... Read More
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
What catheter?: Pelvic ultrasound during pregnancy do not require any catheter placement. Gynecologic ultrasounds may employ an intrauterine catheter, but those types ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Kassabian
20 years experience Urology
Yes: There is a Lidocaine jelly which can be used intraurethrally prior to insertion of a Foley catheter or cystoscopic procedure done under local anesthes ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Folley: I fully understand your concern. A Lidocaine gel can be used during insertion to help minimize the discomfort. Removal is not as painful as insertion ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Apply lidocaine : Cream to the catheter, take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin prior to insertion and these steps may lessen the pain. Best wishes!
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
No: But there may be inflammation, strictures, or other diseases in the lower urinary tract that can bleed. Also more likely to have hematuria if patient ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: A dialysis catheter is a conduit to access either the blood stream or the peritoneal cavity to enable to performance of dialysis. Hemodialysis cathet ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
PE arm uv: well true but very very rare. I have been doom medicine for 50 years and never seen one. We'll make that I have never recognized one. So how did this ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Catheters: Depends on why the catheter was inserted, whether it is still in place and numerous other factors , including gender. Unlikely to be a highly signif ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
23 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Extreme but doable: Sedation for urinary catheterization is a bit extreme but if absoultely necessary could be done.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See Below: The hysteroscopy causes a bit more cramping than a saline infusion ultrasound but its still bearable. Polyps don't usually have any nerves in them so ... Read More
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Yes: May just be a bruise if hard but not pulsating. Safest thing though is to get it checked urgently by a doctor if any doubts as occasionally the arter ... Read More

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