A 42-year-old member asked:
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how effective is a urinary catheterization for treating a kidney infection?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Urinary cath: It is not usually used to treat but is a common cause of UTI. If can't pass urine then will need to put in cath to clear infection at first.
Answered on Mar 16, 2017

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