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foley catheter care
If a ballon on the catheter loses its water or is removed, is it acceptable to replace with tap water?
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Hello,
If the water from the catheter escapes or is lost then you should get it replaced with distilled water and not tap water as there is always a risk of infection with tap water if the water escapes.  

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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