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Friday, October 28, 2016
Catheter Fitting in an Inverted Penis
My 85 year old father has incontinence problems. He also suffers from an inverted penis. I believe a catheter may help but cannot get a definative yes or no as to whether it can be done or not. Can you help?
A catheter can most likely be placed. You should discuss the pros and cons of a chronic catheter with his physcian. The catheter may be the most practical option but can also be associated with urinary tract infections.
Donald R Bodner, MD
Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University