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Do I need to shave before using a urinary catheter?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

However, skin cleansing is crucial to prevent infection.
If hair is unusually excessive in a way that interferes with catheterization path then trimming it or shaving may be needed.

In brief: No

However, skin cleansing is crucial to prevent infection.
If hair is unusually excessive in a way that interferes with catheterization path then trimming it or shaving may be needed.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. James Krick
Urology

In brief: No

Should not be necessary.

In brief: No

Should not be necessary.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
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