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Urinary Catheter Care
Learn how to live with a urinary catheter and how to take care of it to prevent infection.
A urinary catheter is a flexible plastic tube used to drain urine from the bladder when a person cannot urinate. A doctor will place the catheter into the bladder by inserting it through the urethra. The urethra is the opening that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. When the catheter is in...