how long can a foley catheter stay in

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Dr. Weber Chuang answered:

How long can you bleed after foley catheter is removed?

A few days

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It may take several days for the bleeding and irritation to resolve after a foley catheter removal. If the symptoms persist, you may need a further evaluation.
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What can cause prolonged bleeding after foley catheter?

Urethral injury

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Small tears can develop in the urethra after a foley catheter is placed -- the bleeding can be worse if you are on a blood thinner
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How long after surgery like CS must you wear a foley catheter?

Cesarean?

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After a cesarean, the catheter can usually come out in less that 24 hours.
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Dr. Eduardo Haddad answered:

How long after a kidney donation do you need to wear a foley catheter?

Hours

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There is no need to keep a Foley catheter in place for longer than the operation and immediate post op period in a kidney donor.
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Dr. Lane C. Childs answered:

How long does it take to heal after bladder surgery? from remove a complication Foley catheter in male.

2 weeks

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The question is not very clear, however assuming you had transurethral surgery to help remove a catheter it may take you a couple of weeks to feel better.
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Can a foley catheter stretch the detrusor muscle?

Probably not

For short term use, the Foley catheter should not cause detrusor muscle trouble.
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How can i avoid problems from my foley catheter?

Drainage

Make sure the catheter is not kinked, is draining appropriately & take a prophylactic antibiotic if the catheter is in for any significant period of time.
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What kind of local stores can i buy a foley catheter at?

Medical supply store

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Or some pharmacies should have these available. Call first or look online to see if they have any in inventory.
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Can a pretty nurse inserting a foley catheter cause an erection ?

Yes

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It happens often with patients. Nurses are aware of this and it's usually not a problem since it's not usually voluntary.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered:

Can i let my foley catheter drain in toilet so guest doesnt see it?

No harm

There is no harm in draining a foley in the toilet, in fact it is entirely appropriate.
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