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A 56-year-old female asked:

prolapse surgery home with foley. it's draining but at times get urge to urinate. frustrating? is it normal ? what will help? voiding trial tuesd

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Dr. Earle Pescatore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Not uncommon: The Foley catheter can cause bladder irritation resulting in urgency symptoms. The recent surgery can also cause urinary urgency symptoms. These symptoms may persist even after the catheter is removed.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano commented
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Also let your Doc know since it's not uncommon to get a UTI with an indwelling catheter, especially if over a week. Sometimes we use a daily antibiotic for preventative measures. Your Doc will most likely send off a urine sample Tuesday to make sure you're OK. Good luck with your trial.
Aug 5, 2012

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