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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Procedure for BPH: Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the most common surgery used to remove part of an enlarged p ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
No such thing: TURP stands for transurethral resection of the prostate. It is a procedure done through the urethra to unblock a blockage caused by an enlarged prost ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Herring
17 years experience Anesthesiology
TURP reversal: TURP is trans urethral resection of prostate. The prostate gland is hollowed out via a electrocautery 'blade'. Strips of prostate are shaved away from ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience Urology
TURP: 2-3 weeks before heavy lifting should be done. Especially if it was done the old fasion way with cautery. It is typical to see blood in the urine for ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
23 years experience Family Medicine
Removal of tissue: Turp removes tissue, tuip only puts nick into enlarged prostate to allow better urinary flows.
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
34 years experience Urology
Prostate surgery: Turp is transurethral resection of the prostate gland, or trimming out the obstructing portion of the prostate tissue from within the center of the gl ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
20 years experience Urology
Yes and no: Turp removes the inner portion or the transitional zone of your prostate. It's an operation to make you urinate better. Complete removal of the pros ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Allow some more time: Since it is only one week, it may be too early to know the results. There is usually some inflammation and swelling due to the operation. This may tak ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: TURP is done to surgically relieve bladder outlet obstruction, not to treat prostate cancer. But, the pieces of resected prostate tissue are microscop ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
34 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Enlarged prostate: It is surgical resection for benign prostate hyperplasia ( enlargement).
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
TURP: No, it can't.
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