Intermittent Coughing

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Intermittent catheterization is the temporary placement of a catheter (tube) to remove urine from the body. This is usually done by placing the catheter through the urethra (the tube that leads from the bladder to the outside opening) to empty the bladder.


Alternative Names

Self-catheterization; CISC; CIC; Intermittent catheterization


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INTERMITTENT CATHETERS:

Some people may need a catheter occasionally. Intermittent catheterization may be necessary for:

  • Anyone who is unable to...
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