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Does inserting a urinary catheter break the hymen in the

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does inserting a urinary catheter break the hymen in the process?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 7 years ago.
No, because a Foley urinary catheter would be inserted into the urethra only. This is separate from the area of the hymen, and so inserting this catheter should do nothing to the hymen.
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