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A 24-year-old male asked:

Is urinary catheterization a painful procedure for male? is it done under sedation or while you are in your senses.

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Dr. Shadia Constantine
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Uncomfortable: A simple urinary catheterization is done without anesthesia, so "in your senses" as you said. I can tell that it is an uncomfortable procedure, classifying it as painful or not, probably depends of each person but it is definitely bothersome. I am sorry. Dr. C
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