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Catheter Leg Bags
Yes: Ther are different bags do not try to fit one on the foley is supposed to be as sterile as possible manipulating a new bag on may contaminate it. ...Read more
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
After 1 week of balloon catheterization of heart my 70 y/o grandma is now having problem with right leg swilling in same leg that she did the catheter?
Had cardiac catheter test bc of sob. Had 2 stents put in in 2011. Dr. Said stents are still open, but leg artery and vein were connected after the 2011 surgery (fulicia?). Was this caused by a mistake
Aching throughout leg a week after cardiac catheter ablation? The leg below the catheter insertion point, down to the foot. Mild aching but annoying.
Maybe: You have a large clot in hour groin from the catheter or maybe it was from an odd positioning of your leg during the procedure . At ant rate it does not sound serious since it is just an annoying ache. It's really hard to tell without knowing more about where in your leg it aches, if constant or not. Have you tried tylenol (acetaminophen) ? Hope you feel better ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a catheter ablation in 2002 and i am a 30yr female.why does an exercise as tabata fit irritate my leg still causing soreness, muscle ache&etc.?
Yes: Yes, this is fairly common and will usually resolve over the next two weeks with no intervention. However, rarely damage to the artery at the groin site can lead to a fistula or recurrent hematomas and if the pain persists it should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a cathetar put in when I broke my leg. I got uti, renal failure no output hemogl. 6.6 gfr29they gave me blood and iron what happened?
Weak, numb, clumsiness in legs. MRI shows R/side disc protrusion with no impinge. Prev nerve dam L3/L4, need catheters. Am I gona end up in wheelchair?
Between my legs from my bum hole to my ball bags I have what seems to ba a long scab what could this be?
Scar tissue: It could be a scar tissue from an old wound or infection. ...Read more