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I have a catheter in, I can see a silt like substance in the

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I have a catheter in, I can see a silt like substance in the tube. What causes it?

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Hello,

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Welcome to Just Answer.

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Why do you have this catheter?

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When was it inserted?

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When did you notice the silt like substance?

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Do you have any other symptoms like pain, fever?

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Silt or sediment can be seen in the catheter.

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Urine contains cells, debris.

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This can be seen as silt.

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In some cases, infection can be there & increase the content of cells.

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If it is a new symptom & if you have pain, fever, I would suggest to get an examination by doctor.

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Doctor can take a sample for tests.

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Please try to drink plenty of fluid to have good urine flow.

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This would help to carry away the silt.

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