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I Had a Catheter Put In Once

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    I Have Had A Catheter Inserted Following A Prostate Op

    I have had a catheter inserted many times for testing and for microwave oblation, these were only for up to an hour or so, but when I had my Prostatectomy I had one for a few days, It was really nice not to wake up in the night for a pee. I used to wake up five or six times for a...
    detruser detruser 61-65, M 3 Responses Mar 31, 2011

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    My Catheter Is Finally Out!

    This morning, a home nurse came round and she finally took my catheter out. I feel so much better now I can walk properly and bend over to pick things up without being in a lot of pain. I feel so free now, I have no idea why some people love them so much. Luckily, I can now...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F Mar 8, 2012

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    Catheter Blues

    Yeah, i went in for an emergency surgery about 5 years ago (my gall bladder had ruptured inside of me, very painful and just about died). Well after i came out of surgery, I had to have a catheter put in. It was quite humbling, expecially since my sister was in the room wiht me...
    mrvico mrvico 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    I Wanted It So Bad.

    I want a catheter in me so bad. I wanted to filled my bladder to its fullest. Oh, the feelings of a full bladder.
    JomariNarone JomariNarone 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2011

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    Catheter

    each time i need to pee i have to put a catheter in myself, then take it out when im done
    drippy72 drippy72 41-45, M 1 Response May 4, 2012

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    Drug Test

    I had a catheter put in because I was being tested for drugs. It was my first psychiatric hospitalization and they wanted to make sure I hadn't overdosed any medication to kill myself. I told them I hadn't, but they couldn't take my word for it and had to do a UA anyway. My...
    Shonnie Shonnie 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2011

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    This Weekend

    well i have been doing intermittent self cathing since i was 12 or 13, but ended up in hospital on friday, and i have had a permanent one in all weeked, hopefully i will have it taken out tomorrow, but the main problem for me is i cant ********** with it in, its very frustrating...
    drippy72 drippy72 41-45, M Jul 22, 2012

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    I had to be catheterized twice on the same day.

    First one went in with no problem at all and it was only a bit discomforting. Second one I pulled a lot of muscles in my body. I was screaming and swearing and crying. The nurse was needing a doctor urgently. They hospital didn't even scan my bladder I had to pee so badly...
    WhiskeyRoger369 WhiskeyRoger369 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    Knee Surgery

    I had knee surgery a couple years ago. When I woke up in my room I found that I had been catheterized. Soon a nurse came in to check on me. I asked why I had it in me? She explained that I had a far more extensive than expected and I would not be mobile for a few days :( The...
    cercisflower cercisflower 41-45, F 10 Responses May 15, 2011

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    This Just Happened to Me the Very First Time.

    While I was in the hospital slightly out of mind they wanted to pee I could not so they took the little rubber hose and commenced to slowly put it where no one has gone before, it was worse than buckin a bronco on the wild rodeo night.  When they finished they did not gently...
    allofus allofus 46-50, M 10 Responses Sep 22, 2009

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    Long Time User

    ive been using catheters for 0ver 25 years but not the permanent type, i put it in when i need to go then pull it out and throw it away
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 25, 2012

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    I Am On A Catheter Program

    I have a chronic urethra strictures disease. I happen when I was a kid. I got a hold of some candy mixture and it caused some blood poisoning. At age 2 I had my first catheter. When I was dilated twice, in my middle school years. The experience was awful. Having people...
    kcthinker kcthinker 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2012

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    Moje Pierwsze Doświadczeniaz Cewnikiem Foleya...

    Witam wszystkich. Mam na imię Wojtek i mieszkam w Polsce. Od pewnego czasu zaczął mnie interesować temat cewnikowania, od razu napiszę, że nigdy wcześniej nie miałem okazji przekonać sie na swojej osobie co to znaczy cewnikowanie. Początki mojej fascynacji cewnikiem...
    bobik4 bobik4 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 25, 2011

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    I Am Currently Catheterised..

    Last night I got rushed into hospital because I had urinary retention which caused immense pain in my bladder. They've put a catheter in which I have to keep in for two weeks. Luckily, instead of having a urine bag, they have just fitted a valve so it is like having an artificial...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    Catheters Are Best

    I have been incontinent for over ten years I use nappies most of the time but when I don't have a nappy on I put an indwelling foley catheter in I use a 20 fr with a 20cc baloon. My doctor gives me the presciptions for my catheters but to be honest I am starting to wear the...
    Stevej2582 Stevej2582 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 19, 2012

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    I have what I believe to be overactive bladder,

    it is a new condition for me. I use the bathroom anywhere between 15-25 times per day. One day 2 months ago I had so much frequency I just felt Like I couldn't empty my bladder. I was constantly peeing. I made contact with the urologists office and I told them that the meds...
    StillinDiapers28 StillinDiapers28 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 8

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    Clearing A Blocked Catheter

     I've had a catheter installed now for almost two weeks following cystoscopy and removal of a tumor in my bladder. The first few days I was passing a lot of blood and quite a few clots without really any discomfort. I then started having pains that would feel like you really...
    skidmarks skidmarks 61-65, M 7 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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    Had A Catheter Once. May Need One Again.

    Earlier this yeaar I was in the hospital with an urinary tract infection and they decided to put a catheter in to get a sample. They thought it was just going to be quicjk, in and out. However they discovered a stricture or partial blockage of the hole in the penis. They had to...
    charliew charliew 36-40, M May 20, 2013

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    I Was Cathetered Once In The Er.

    I was out of it when they put it in. It hurt a little removing it. It burned to pee a few times after that. Not a bad experience. I want to try it again, just away from the hospital.
    JKstrapped JKstrapped 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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