Top
20
Doctor insights on: Could My Prostate Be Bruised After The Improper Removal Of A Urinary Catheter

Share
Dr. Patricia Foster
7 doctors shared insights

Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


3

3
Do prostate infections make it more painful to have a urinary catheter?

Do prostate infections make it more painful to have a urinary catheter?

Yes: Having a prostate infection is usually very bothersome and can be painful. If a catheter is placed with a prostate infection, this is likely exacerbate the prostate infection symptoms and cause much moire discomfort. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Could you tell me what happens when you ejaculate with a urinary catheter in place?

Could you tell me what happens when you ejaculate with a urinary catheter in place?

Slight discomfort: Nothing specific that is different than usual, the presence of the catheter will likely cause some discomfort during ejaculation, but should be brief and mild. ...Read more

6

6
What could happen if urinary catheter inflow and outflow tubes are switched around and incorrectly inserted?

What could happen if urinary catheter inflow and outflow tubes are switched around and incorrectly inserted?

This may happen...: I assumed you mean using a 3-way indwelling catheter. If so, connecting the inflowing irrigation fluid to the large pore will soon develop severe bladder distention and make the patient go through roof. Normally, the irrigating fluid is supposed to be connected to the smaller pore. Such professional oddity has rarely happened so it's worthwhile to pay attention to the details of the procedures. ...Read more

7

7
What could happen if urinary catheter inflow and outflow tubes were switched around and incorrectly inserted?

What could happen if urinary catheter inflow and outflow tubes were switched around and incorrectly inserted?

A 3-way catheter?: Only the 3-way catheter has inflow and outflow channel with smaller caliber for inflow and larger caliber for outflow. So, if mistakenly connected, the bladder will be quickly and severely distended with severe bladder pain - unbearable. If the irrigation inflow is higher than 100 cm of gravitation, bladder rupture may potentially occur. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login ...Read more

8

8
Can i ride a bicycle with a urinary catheter in?

Yes: It probably will not be the most comfortable thing to do and you will need to increase fluids to prevent irritation and bleeding and may want to put lubricating jelly near entrance to help the slight movement of catheter during bike riding. ...Read more

10

10
Can anyone tell me what can cause a urinary catheter to deflate?

Baloon ruptrure: There is a small balloon on the outside of the cath inflated holding it in place it can rupture or more commonly the little adapter that you insert the saline through develops a leak ...Read more

11

11
What is differance between foly, silicon and foly silicon urinary catheter? And for what can be use?

What is differance between foly, silicon and foly silicon urinary catheter? And for what can be use?

Same thing: You describe the same thing; a foley is a urunary catheter, sometimes made of silocone, and is placed in the urethra ; used to drain out the urinary bladder. Often these are used during or after an operation or if there is urinary blockage from an enlarged prostate. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
Can any doc tell me what's it like getting a urinary catheter?

Looks worse than is: The urinary catheter diameter is chosen to fit the diameter of your urethra the hole that you urinate through. The area is sterilized and a catheter lubricated with numbing gel is inserted until urine flows out and a small balloon filled with either saline or air holds it in place. It is not very painful but looks so. ...Read more

13

13
Can i expect to have a lot of pain from ejaculation after having had an urinary catheter?

Very possible: Healing time of a few days is in order.Catheter can irritate urethra. Strong ejaculation pulses forcing ejaculate through irritated, possibly swollen urethral canal may cause pain; not definitely, but a definite possibility. ...Read more

14

14
Do I need to shave before using a urinary catheter?

No: However, skin cleansing is crucial to prevent infection. If hair is unusually excessive in a way that interferes with catheterization path then trimming it or shaving may be needed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
How to find how long of a urinary catheter you need?

They are standard: Sized. It is only placed as far as it needs to go. The remainder stays outside of the body. ...Read more

16

16
How often can you clean the bags for a urinary catheter?

Catheters: There is no practical way to clean a catheter drainage bag on the inside. If the catheter is long term, i generally recommend changing the bag when the catheter is changed every 4 weeks. ...Read more

17

17
I am having a urinary catheter can break your hymen?

Separate locations: You may not actually see the structures easily but the pee hole is physically separate from your vaginal opening.It is located forward and above it.There would be no reason the urinary catheter would come in contact with your hymen. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Is it thought of as dangerous to remove foley's urinary catheter with out deflating the ballon?

Yes: D not remove the catheter without deflating the balloon as this could damage your urethra (the tube that drains your bladder). The balloon can be deflated by simply cutting the entire catheter but consult with your doctor first. ...Read more

19

19
What is the best sleep position with a urinary catheter?

What is the best sleep position with a urinary catheter?

Catheters: Basically, the one that is most comfortable for you. It is best to have the foley catheter secured to the outside thigh to reduce traction on the catheter which can cause pain and/or bleeding. ...Read more

20

20
Hi docs, would it hurt to ejaculate after having had an urinary catheter?

Hi docs, would it hurt to ejaculate after having had an urinary catheter?

Possibly: A urinary catheter can irritate both the urethra and the prostate gland. Either can cause short-term discomfort with ejaculation. Any long-term issues should be evaluated by a Urologist. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Catheter (Definition)

A catheter is a thin plastic tube that is inserted into the body to obtain fluids/blood or give medicine. So some catheters can be placed in the veins and medicine given directly into the body, IV fluids given or blood sampled. A catheter can be placed in the bladder ...Read more


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
1 doctor shared a insight

Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more