This patient support community is for discussions relating to urology issues, benign prostate disease, penis curvature, cystisis, pediatric urology, prostate, sexual dysfunction and urological cancers.
My father is 82 yrs old and has parkinsons disease. On Aug. 2 they placed a second stent in his heart and due to the trauma of the procedures his parkinsons is in high gear. He spent almost the whole month of Aug, in hospital for heart related issues and a uti. After the uti stay I finally got the results of all the blood work and discharge summary from the doctor which stated he had thickening of bladder wall. When he went into hospital on Aug. 2 he weighed 147lbs. now he weighs 135lbs. I am not sure if I trust the cysto they perfromed today but they have shceduled him for a ultrasound of the kidneys and bladder as he has also got multiple kidney stones...we are also fighting to get him into gi to do colonoscopy which could be ther "root of all evil" but in any case should I be concerned and go for a second opinion on the urologist report, as he is also battling another uti or something which they are culturing. Thanks for any help here!!!!!!!!!!
It would be difficult to comment specifically on the situation without knowing the relevant clinical details. Most possibly the urologist would be correct with the diagnosis/ management, though you could consider a second opinion from another urologist as well.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.