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.
Arasi Thangavelu-Veluswamy, MD, FAAEM
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