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Is Urinary Catheterization a painful procedure for male? Is it done under sedation or while you are in your senses.

Is Urinary Catheterization a painful procedure for male? Is it done under sedation or while you are in your senses.

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 ...Read more

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Urinary (Definition)

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


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Do i need a urinary catheterization for appendectomy?

Do i need a urinary catheterization for appendectomy?

Not always: Depends on whether the appendix has perforated, if there is already peritonitis, if the diagnosis is clear or there are alternative diagnoses. There are also technical reasons, for instance the appendix can be very close to the bladder. ...Read more

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Are children kept awake for a catheterization to check the status of a urinary tract infection?

Are children kept awake for a catheterization to check the status of a urinary tract infection?

Avoid by catheter: Best to avoid unnecessary catheterizations. In first place urine specimen can be obtained by clean void, if child old enough to provide or by bag specimen i tot toilet trained. This is perfectly reliable if urine is infection free. Only need to be catheterized if "clean catch/bag urine is positive. Then urine is obtained when awake if catheterization is required. ...Read more

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What could be an indication of urinary cathetirisation?

What could be an indication of urinary cathetirisation?

Bladder obstruction: Usual indications are urinary bladder outlet obstruction causing inability to void urine, urinary incontinence. Also done for surgical procedure. ...Read more

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Is lubrication used for urinary catheterisation in case of spinal epidural in men?

Is lubrication used for urinary catheterisation in case of spinal epidural in men?

Lidocaine jelly: In can be put in after the spinal block is done so you do not feel it. The catheter can be rubbed with Lidocaine (numbing) jelly. ...Read more

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What anotomy of female urinary system?

What anotomy of female urinary system?

See link: The following link has a picture that shows the flow of the female urinary tract system, from the kidneys to the external urethral opening. http://urology.about.com/od/forwomen/ss/femaleurologysexualanatomy.htm. ...Read more

Catheterization (Definition)

This means placing a catheter (hollow tube) into the body. Different catheters are used for different body parts ...Read more