A urinary catheter is a small, flexible tube that is used to collect urine from the body.
Unlike other urinary catheters, a condom catheter is not inserted into the urethra. Instead, a
special condom is attached to a catheter to keep the catheter in place and to
collect urine. The condom catheter is used only for short periods of time.
Primary Medical Reviewer
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
July 8, 2010
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
July 08, 2010
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