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Is it thought of as dangerous to remove foley's urinary catheter with out deflating the ballon?

Is it thought of as dangerous to remove foley's urinary catheter with out deflating the ballon?

Yes: D not remove the catheter without deflating the balloon as this could damage your urethra (the tube that drains your bladder). The balloon can be deflated by simply cutting the entire catheter but consult with your doctor first. ...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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I use to have urinary incontince with a Foley n place now thatd gone kidney told me my kidneyd was not the same shape. Is that bad? Also get uti's

I use to have urinary incontince with a Foley n place now thatd gone kidney told me my kidneyd was not the same shape. Is that bad?  Also get uti's

Foley: Sounds like you have a foley because of obstruction in the urinary tract relieved by the catheter. Urinary pressure backing up to kidneys can be damaging. A foley catheter can result in more frequent urinary tract infections. ...Read more

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My grany wit BPH grade 2n urinary incontin wit chronic foleys cath.Fa past 2 tyms urine s leakn 4m penis rather via tube whch happens 3days aftr cathn?

My grany wit BPH grade 2n urinary incontin wit chronic foleys cath.Fa past 2 tyms urine s leakn 4m penis rather via tube whch happens 3days aftr cathn?

Well I think you: Are saying your gradad has BPH and uses foleys to empty his bladder but he is still peeing thru his penis. Well using foleys does not mean you cannot pee thru your penis. But if there is leakage and incontinence this means that you might have to leave the foley in for longer. I would consult the urologist taking care of your grandad. ...Read more

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Tlh on 2/5/2013 last bm on 2/2/2013 w/ no urge to have a bm. Have Foley for urinary retention. Running a fever and have ab pain & blood in urine. Appt?

Tlh on 2/5/2013 last bm on 2/2/2013 w/ no urge to have a bm. Have Foley for urinary retention. Running a fever and have ab pain & blood in urine. Appt?

Yes, u need 2: Go in secondary toa post op fever. You also have significant constipation. U might try miralax (polyethylene glycol). No nausea or vomiting? It could b from the foley(the fever) but try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) 2x per day. It's unusual to be constipated thatblongunless u r easily constipated or are requiring a lot of narcotics. Need 2 go in. ...Read more

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What is a urinary fisture?

Urinary fistula?: Not sure if i know what a fisture is, but a urinary fistula is an abnormal connection or opening to a urinary tract organ. ...Read more

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What exactly is a urinary spasm?

What exactly is a urinary spasm?

Unclear but,: Urinary bladder spasm is a known condition for people with bladder irritation and is common in patients who have a urinary catheter. It means the bladder contracts (spasms, cramps) which causes pain. Also, ureter spasms develop in people who have ureteric stones. ...Read more

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What is an excessive urinary output?

What is an excessive urinary output?

More than 3-4 L urin: Normally your body regulates how much water you need.The kidney is capable of eliminating the excess.So simply if you drink more fluids you pas more urine.Excess urine can also result from medications and certain foods. ...Read more

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What's urinary diary used for in men?

What's urinary diary used for in men?

Voiding diary: A voiding diary tracks the actual time of day you urinate along with the amount. Some diary also ask if you about the intensity of the urge along with how much fluid you consume in 24 hr. Other items that are track is leakage of urine. Most diary are appropriate for both gender. ...Read more

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What could decrease my urinary output?

What could decrease my urinary output?

See below: Most common cause of decreased urine production/output is decreased fluid intake. Your kidney can regulate the loss of water from urine by putting out less urine but containing the same amount of waste. This is done quite efficiently. If anyone develops kidney disease the urine output can also drop, despite you drinking adequate water. Seek medical advice as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have an abnormal routine urinary test.

Abnormal urine: Without the results it is impossible to give any idea of possible reasons. I suggest you go over the results with your doctor who will know you and can give you specific answers. ...Read more

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What are some causes of urinary crystals?

What are some causes of urinary crystals?

Diet causes: Certain diets cause crystals like uric acid crystals from high protein diet, beer, and caffeine. Also, phophate crystals from dairy products intake. Also, oxalate from eggplant, strawberry and tea. Please, note the change of urine acidity makes some crystals melt and disappear. Also, some diseases cause crystals like gout, malabsorption, and oxaluria. ...Read more

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I had touch sex but now my urinary area hurts?

I had touch sex but now my urinary area hurts?

May be UTI.: If you have had sexual contact - including masturbation - you may have developed a urinary tract infection. Bacteria travel easily up the short female urethra and set up an infection in the bladder. These are usually easily treated with antibiotics. Please get checked by your health care provider for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urinary?

What is the definition or description of: urinary?

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

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Directions for giving myself a urinary cath, male?

Directions for giving myself a urinary cath, male?

Urologist: A urologist can teach you to self-cath, or his/her nurse. Please don't do it yourself w/out medical necessity or training. W/training it may be of help to you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Who can I do with an abnormal routine urinary test?

Who can I do with an abnormal routine urinary test?

Get understanding.: Find out from your doctor just what the abnormalities are and what they might mean. One good way to get the information is to tell your doctor something like, "I want to understand what my urinalysis might mean. I am concerned about how it could impact my health." When your doctor explains it, make sure you understand your situation. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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I have urinary incontience but i'm embarrassed what can I do?

I have urinary incontience but i'm embarrassed what can I do?

See a doctor: Incontinence is more common than you would think. You can discuss this with your primary doctor, gynecologist or consider seeing a urogynecologist or urologist Also look at www.voicesforpfd.org ...Read more

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Can you suggest some good treats for my cat with urinary problems?

Cat question: Here are three sites where you can get this answered: My Pet ED : http://www.mypeted.com/ * Just Answer On-line Vets at: http://www.justanswer.com/sip/veterinary * Ask a Vet: http://www.banfield.com/Pet-Owners/Pet-Health/Ask-a-Vet * Or contact your veterinarian.Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm facing urinary problem for the past 8 years. from the begging I am taking the medicine, but no use.?

Not enough info: What is the actual urinary condiition? What is the medication? What are the symptoms? Consider resubmitting with more info. ...Read more