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My mother is 67 years old. She has been a paraplegic now since 1995 and has been with a foley catheter ever since. Within this past year her catheter keeps coming out. In the past when it came out, it was usually due to a UTI. However, this is not the case. Her catheter comes out now on a daily basis and they have already increased the size of the catheter to the largest size they have. What other options do we have other than a supra pubic cathetar and bladder neck closure? Also, how can we find out why her catheter keeps coming out anyway?
Hi, I was researching the same thing and haven't found out much, but I found a site that had a few good points explaining foley catheter fall out/leakage. I'm also a paraplegic and have had a catheter for about a year now.
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