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Question: Urethral strictures


 dll7198 - Sat Aug 18, 2007 2:44 am

Is there any evidence that betadine contamination of the urethra during self catheterization causes urethral strictures?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Sat Aug 18, 2007 10:36 pm

User avatar Hi Dll7198,

I'm not aware of betadine causing strictures. I did a brief literature search and did not find this described either.

Best wishes.

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