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does a urethral catheter hurt when inserted?

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Submitted: 9 years ago.
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Expert:  MasterDoc replied 9 years ago.

It seems to hurt men more than women when a catheter in inserted through the urethra into the bladder. This is probably because it has further to travel.

On a scale from 1-10 I would rate the pain as a 6 for men and a 4 for women.

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Customer: replied 9 years ago.
can u tell me the steps of insertion? like how
Expert:  MasterDoc replied 9 years ago.

Here is a detailed explanation of the technique.

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