6 doctors weighed in:

Can catheter of large size cause urinary incontinence?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unlikely

Only if the catheter was inserted for a very long time.

In brief: Unlikely

Only if the catheter was inserted for a very long time.
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Temporarily

Catheter can cause spasms of bladder causing leakage around the tube.
After removed, can cause temporary incontinence from irritation.

In brief: Temporarily

Catheter can cause spasms of bladder causing leakage around the tube.
After removed, can cause temporary incontinence from irritation.
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Dr. Denise Elser
Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Can dilate the urethra and stretch nerves/ muscle.

In brief: Yes

Can dilate the urethra and stretch nerves/ muscle.
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