Reminders How to CIC = Clean Intermittent (Self) Catheterize

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Last update: December 18, 2022

This webpage shares my personal collection of reminders (for males) of how to self-catheterize (CIC = clean intermittent catheterization) in response to AUR (acute urinary retention).

First here is some background information about this webpage, and some "free advice" on living with BPH.

In particular, based on my own traumatizing experience, I highly recommend getting self-cath training from a medical professional before attempting it for the first time yourself, unless it's a dire emergency and you have no other choice! (Nurses have told me that resistance and/or bleeding is frequent, and they just push past it!)

Standard disclaimer: I am not a doctor. This is not medical advice. I offer this just in case it helps you with useful ideas. Personal discretion is advised.

Reminders (specific to the author!) from training: