A 36-year-old member asked:
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when do you need to get a catheter for urinary incontinence?

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Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
After everythingelse: And start getting ulcers from the urine.
Answered on Aug 7, 2017
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Catheters: Basically, when you are not a suitable candidate for other treatments or when all else has failed. Longterm indwelling catheters have consequences of their own. (eg. Recurring infections).
Answered on Feb 13, 2013

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Unlikely: Only if the catheter was inserted for a very long time.
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See doctor to be: Evaluated. Could be anther cause such as infection.

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