A 23-year-old male asked:
Can off continuous bladder drainage is still on epidural analgesia post op?
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Pain Management 17 years experience
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Anesthesiology 30 years experience
See below: The epidural can delay the ability to empty the bladder on your own. Frequently we wait until the epidural is stopped before removing the urinary catheter.
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Anesthesiology 29 years experience
Epidurals can : Cause urinary retention, so it is a good idea to leave in a Foley catheter while you have one.
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Last updated Apr 24, 2015
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