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Urethral Catheter Insertion
No: But there may be inflammation, strictures, or other diseases in the lower urinary tract that can bleed. Also more likely to have hematuria if patient is taking a blood thinner, ie aspirin, plavix, coumadin, (warfarin) etc. The catheter also may not be a good fit or well lubricated for insertion. ...Read more
The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more
Is it normal to have small urine volume and burning feeling after removing urethral catheter. and what is good for chronic constipation for elders?
Common: When the catheter is removed there is some irritation around the urethral sphincter which causes a little burning until healed and also stimulates your urgency to urinate so you will do it more often and thus the volume is low each time. Constipation is complex. You can modify the diet, uses fiber supplements like Metamucil and various products to stimulate the colon. ...Read more
Someone said I can get a PE because of poor technique from a IV catheter insertion in my forearm. Is this true?
See below: A dialysis catheter is a conduit to access either the blood stream or the peritoneal cavity to enable to performance of dialysis. Hemodialysis catheters can be acute or temporary or chronic and in that case tunnelled under the skin. Peritoneal catheters are always tunnelled and enter the abdominal wall. Insertion is done with local anesthesia under ultrasound guidance or surgically. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can be done to minimize the pain of folley catheter insertion and removal? I recall this experience as the most unbearably painful event.
Can miscarriage be caused by an incorrect insertion of a catheter.I had a u/s viste where they used a catheter after i left i had bleeding n had a m/c?
What catheter?: Pelvic ultrasound during pregnancy do not require any catheter placement. Gynecologic ultrasounds may employ an intrauterine catheter, but those types of exams should never be performed during pregnancy (a negative urine pregnancy test is required before the catheter placement). Please clarify! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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