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What's a Foley catheter infection?
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Bladder or urethral
Infection because germs travel up alongside or through the catheter.
Hence we always try to remove foley catheters as soon as possible, or even to try and avoid using them in the first place. However, they are usually inserted for sound medical reasons.

In brief: Bladder or urethral
Infection because germs travel up alongside or through the catheter.
Hence we always try to remove foley catheters as soon as possible, or even to try and avoid using them in the first place. However, they are usually inserted for sound medical reasons.
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