After 6 months of a successful turp, I have urinary retention. I have some catheters left over and starting to self catheter again. I must confess I am very resentful that I have retrograde ejaculation. But this urinary retention is causing me more distress.
Is it possible to request another urologist at the medical center I had the turp done by a very young urologist. I think an older urologist with more experience may give me better treatment and maybe some alternative procedure that may return my ability to ejaculate. I have been told that sometimes the prostate grows back. But I suppose the damage is permanent from my initial turp that destroys that part of the anatomy that allows semen to come out again.
I suppose the more important thing is too keep my urine not building up so my kidneys don't go bad. Or perhaps my kidneys are now the problem. I do feel pain and soreness in my back. From what I gather this may indicate kidney failure or partial failure.
I guess the first thing to do is get diagnosed again with tests. Or I could have a neurogenic bladder, etc.
I would be grateful for any reply from an expert at Med Help and advice.
Retrograde ejaculation indicates your ejaculate goes into your bladder instead of out your penis. When I had to choose a new urologist, I found the youngest one I could find in a group. My logic was the younger he was, the more up to date on the latest procedures and he would have the older doctors there for consultation if needed.
I have a neurogenic bladder as the result of a spinal cord injury. I do a CIC, clean intermittent catheterization, about 6 times a day and this eliminated a lot of problems I had in the past.
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