A 71-year-old female asked:
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my mom is 71 years old and has been bedbound for a year with a cath, her urine was tested and she has pseudomonas aeruginosa, type treatment?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Symptoms?: The catheter essentially externalizes the bladder and bacteria will colonize it. As a rule, no therapy is needed unless fever or other signs or symptoms of infection ensue.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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