• jasrob2008 jasrob2008
    November 12, 2008
    Does the insertion and extraction of a catheter damage or irritate the urethra?
    jasrob2008 jasrob2008
    November 12, 2008
    It been irritated and red around the opening for 3 days. READ MORE

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  • Jay Motola
    Health Pro
    January 10, 2010
    Jay Motola
    Health Pro
    November 12, 2008

    Catheterization should not be associated withy damage to the sphincter.  When a catheter is left in place, it is common to see irritation and redness around the urethral meatus (opening at the tip of the penis).


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