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How is a urinary catheter actually inserted?
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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
3 doctors agree
In brief: Through urethra
Genital area and tip of urethra is disinfected and urethral tract anesthetized by Lidocaine or another local anesthetic.
Urinary catheter is than slowly advanced in urethra till in enters the bladder.

In brief: Through urethra
Genital area and tip of urethra is disinfected and urethral tract anesthetized by Lidocaine or another local anesthetic.
Urinary catheter is than slowly advanced in urethra till in enters the bladder.
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh
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Dr. James Krick
Urology
In brief: Catheters
The urethra is exposed and the he catheter is then lubricated after cleaning the area around the urethral opening.
The catheter is then gently inserted through the urethra until it is in the bladder.

In brief: Catheters
The urethra is exposed and the he catheter is then lubricated after cleaning the area around the urethral opening.
The catheter is then gently inserted through the urethra until it is in the bladder.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
Thank
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