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A 91-year-old member asked:

What size catheter should be used for senior citizen (female)?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pick size for leaks: Start with average size, and go larger if leaking urine. Too small a size may be harder to get into the bladder. Just buy two or three different ones (inexpensive) and you will find out quickly enough which one works out best for you!
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 41 years experience
Catheter: You may benefit from a 8 fr pediatric catheter if you are doing self catheterization.
Last updated Mar 9, 2015
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