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There is usually improvement as soon as the catheter is removed. Factors that may affect the rate of improvement in TURP patients include: the condition of the prostate before TURP, age, and overall health status. New symptoms may appear following TURP, such as occasional blood and tissue in the urine, bladder spasms, pain when urinating, and difficulty judging when to urinate. TURP represents a major adaptation for the body and may take up to one year to heal. If this persists, it would be best to have it evaluated by your doctor for proper management.
My husband had the TURP surgery 9 weeks ago and is having bladder spasms and burning and throbbing pain in the penis. He is on Vesicare, still taking vicadin, as well as, a anti-inflammatory . It is painful to sit so he is
either in the recliner, lying down or standing up. Is there any way to relieve
the pain besides what we are doing, and how long before it gets better?
My husband is 68 and was in good physical shape prior to the surgery. We are losing patience!
I had a TURP procedure performed on 10/17/13, and all went well. I had discomfort for some time after this procedure, but then I started feeling much better. I was able to drink coffee again, with no more discomfort until just lately.
I don't know what happened, but suddenly the discomfort returned, I am back on my prostate medication, (tamsusolin twice daily). My question is WHY?
At this point, I don't think the procedure was worth it! If I am still having discomfort, and have to take that medication (which is not working that great), why bother with TURP?
i had turp opp 3 weeks ago to day, i am not seing eney more blood but at the end of passing urin it is so painfull i fill like im going to pass out at times. is this nomall. my doctoc as givin me some antibotics but still hurting alot.alf
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