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How long does pain last after a urethral dilation?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Minutes, unless

A urethral stricture is split during dilatation, dilatation was carried out more than 2 dilator sizes sizes beyond a snug fit.
Pain is minimized if Lidocaine gel is squeezed into the urethra a few minutes before the dilation.

In brief: Minutes, unless

A urethral stricture is split during dilatation, dilatation was carried out more than 2 dilator sizes sizes beyond a snug fit.
Pain is minimized if Lidocaine gel is squeezed into the urethra a few minutes before the dilation.
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