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what does a subpubic catheter look like

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Old 06-28-2008, 10:57 AM   #1
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what does a subpubic catheter look like

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Old 06-29-2008, 05:00 AM   #2
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Re: what does a subpubic catheter look like


A suprapubic catheter is a tube that is incerted through your belly approx. 3" below your belly button. I had one 10+ years ago, and I didnt have a bag attatched to it. Mine had a vaulve on the end of it that I could open to empty my bladder, then close it when It was done. I have heard others state they had a bag attatched to theirs, that they would have to empty the bag when full.
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