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Foley Catheter (cont.)

After the Procedure

  • A slight irritation in the urethral area may be felt.
  • Switch to looser fitting cotton clothing.
  • Do not use chemical irritants in the genital area and keep the area clean.

The doctor will want to follow up with the patient in a few days. If the patient has any questions, he or she should not hesitate to call the doctor.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/13/2012
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