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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?

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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