How to Self-Catheterize
Using a Straight Catheter For Women
Intermittent catheters require manual lubrication prior to insertion.
First, you may want to try applying lubricating jelly by tearing or trimming off both ends of your lubricant packet. Next, slide the catheter back and forth through the packet to fully coat it (as shown below).
A message about intermittent catheters from 180 Medical Founder, Todd Brown.
GentleCath’s website allows you to completely personalize your video guide for how to use your intermittent straight tip female catheters. Personalization options include how to cath while:
- cathing from a wheelchair
- lying down
Self-Catheterization for Females
The National Association for Continence (NAFC) provides this helpful intermittent self-catheterization video.
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How To Use A Urinary Intermittent Female Catheter
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