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I have pain in my urine pipe while getting erection after removal of catheter, its been 4 weeks since removal. What's wrong?

I have pain in my urine pipe while getting erection after removal of catheter, its been 4 weeks since removal. What's wrong?

Here are some...: Why & how long did you have indwelling catheter? Generally speaking, catheter-related expected discomfort - dysuria, will linger and fade in time but with a widely variable pace among the patients. So, it's worthwhile to wait & see as long as getting better day by day. Besides, always taking antibiotics x 3-5 days & do urinalysis with or without urine culture in 2-3 weeks after catheter removal.

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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What will happen if u experience pain whenever I pass urine post removal og catheter?

What will happen if u experience pain whenever I pass urine post removal og catheter?

UTI?: Some pain (dysuria) can be experienced after removal of a foley catheter. But if pain persists more than 2 days after removal of the catheter, I would recommend being checked for a urinary tract infection (uti).

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Pain in the tip of penis 4 weeks after Foley catheter removal before/during urination. What can be causing this? My doctor tells me this can't be

Meatitis or UTI: First thing is to have your urine tested for any bacterial uti, especially after having a recent catheter. You can also have inflammation at the penile tip (called the meatus) that can be painful as you've described. If there is no infection, then a prescription for Pyridium (phenazopyridine) can useful for analgesic effect.

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Hello- I am suffering from urethal stricture that occurred during catheterization in the hospital. Removal produced blood. Urination now is painful?

Hello- I am suffering from urethal stricture that occurred during catheterization in the hospital. Removal produced blood. Urination now is painful?

See below: If the catheterization occurred recently the pain may be to inflammation and/or infection in the urethra. Speak with your physician because you may an antibiotic. It's also possible you may have a bladder infection. Medication for pain can be prescribed and is also available OTC as Azo.

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How to make it less painful to urinate after catheter been taken out?

How to make it less painful to urinate after catheter been taken out?

In course of time: Usually the discomfort after removal of catheter disappears within a day or two. If you continue to have pain, it needs to be investigated. Drinking water may help to some extent.

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Is it normal to feel a constant urge to urinate after getting a catheter out?

Is it normal to feel a constant urge to urinate after getting a catheter out?

Yes.: The irritation caused by an indwelling urinary catheter can manifest as urgency and frequency. With time, these symptoms should improve. If these symptoms do not improve, or you have a fever, this could be a sign of a urinary tract infection and should prompt an evaluation with a urine culture.

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Is it normal to feel pain even after a catheter is insert for a urine sample?

Is it normal to feel pain even after a catheter is insert for a urine sample?

No: A foley catheter can cause urethral discomfort and bladder spasms. They usually resolve after the first several times you urinate.

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How common is it to still feel pain after a catheter was inserted for a urine sample?

Possibly: Unfortunately catheter insertions don't always go completely smoothly and can irritate the tissues of the urethra.

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Why do you still drain urine out of a Foley catheter when you also have bilateral nephrostomies?

Why do you still drain urine out of a Foley catheter when you also have bilateral nephrostomies?

Nephrostomies: It depends on the reason for the bilateral nephrostomies. Often there is something obstructing the forward flow (often the prostate, bladder mass or stones) and the foley catheter can bypass it enough to drain some urine.

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Grandpa age90.prostate gland enlarge. No urine output. Dr gave tablts n urine catheter for 2 weeks. Will he recover in tblts? If not recover wht next

Grandpa age90.prostate gland enlarge. No urine output. Dr gave tablts n urine catheter for 2 weeks. Will he recover in tblts? If not recover wht next

Urinary retention: Enlarged prostate can lead to difficulty in emptying bladder. Inability to void can lead to kidney damage. Depending upon degree of difficulty, alpha blockers can take several days to relax prostate. 5ARIs can take up to 6mo to take effect. For immediate relieve, doc will place catheter either via penis or above pubic bone. Catheter can stay in place or placed intermittently. Avoid allergy&cold rx

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After using catheter, the whole day I suffer with uncomfortness and little pain every time I urinate. Why is that? Any solution for this problem?

Time: "azo, " "cystex, " "uristat" or similar can help numb the urinary tract if discomfort is severe, and are all over -the-counter. Should not use for more than 36-48 hours. If discomfort persists after med wears off, then should be seen by dr / urologist for exam.

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Had catheter now harder to hold in urine. Why is that?

Had catheter now harder to hold in urine. Why is that?

Several causes: Catheter can cause irritation and depending on how long it was in, can temporarily decrease bladder capacity by not allowing bladder to go through fill-empty cycle. Should be short-term issue. It is also possible to have infection from catheter that can cause urgency/leakage.

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Could you push your urine out with a Foley catheter in?

Could you push your urine out with a Foley catheter in?

Yes: If you try to urinate contracting your bladder you will force urine out through and maybe around the catheter. The catheter is there si you don't have to force to urinate and allow fro bladder drainage in critical conditions when you may not be able to urinate

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Is it normal to feel I need to urine while I'm wearing a Foley catheter?

Is it normal to feel I need to urine while I'm wearing a Foley catheter?

Normal: The foley catheter has a balloon that sits inside the bladder. This balloon can be irritating to the bladder, causing the sensation of needing to urinate despite your bladder being empty. It can even cause bladder spams sometimes.

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Is it common to have brown merky urine with bloody streak three days after a Foley catheter is placed?

See below: Common? No. Possible? Yes. If this does not resolve after a few days, or if it gets worse and you get additional symptoms, go see your doctor to make sure you don't have an infection.

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How exactly is a catheter used to collect urine inserted into a women, through which opening? Does it hurt?

How exactly is a catheter used to collect urine inserted into a women, through which opening? Does it hurt?

Urethral opening: Urine comes out through the opening called urethra. It is located immediately above the vaginal opening. Catheter to obtain urine can be easily inserted and should not cause pain when done gently.

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Urine no sensation after a surgery. To recover this medical mistake I attempt 2, surgery. Still no sensation and still using catheter since last 2 yr?

It depends: It is really depend on what kind of surgery was done first time and why you end up with no sensation ant not what kind of surgery you had second time having a catheter for two years will make situation worst as far as feeling concern of course you need a temporary solution for your urine that coming I suggest something called Texas catheter or a condom catheter for now

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I have been using a disposable catheter to release urine for the past 3 yrs due to a nerve problem. Is there a way which this can be reversed to norma?

I have been using a disposable catheter to release urine for the past 3 yrs due to a nerve problem. Is there a way which this can be reversed to norma?

Unlikely: It sounds as if you have something called a "neurogenic bladder." In most cases this is due to chronic infections or spinal cord damage, neither of which are reversible generally.

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Is urine retention normal after a catheter has been removed? It's been about 16 hours now.

Is urine retention normal after a catheter has been removed? It's been about 16 hours now.

Yes: This can happen. You should call your doctor right away to let them know.

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


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