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what limitations do you have after greenlight surgery

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Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
About. 6 weeks: You are probably referring to radio frequency procedure or laser. Typically the catheter is removed in 48-72 hours. The healing takes place in next 4- ... Read More

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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
6 weeks: No good data for exact answer but prostate should have healed by then.
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Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Don't think time: Matters. Best to check with your urologist.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience General Practice
Very effective: Green light surgery for prostate enlargement in experienced hands works as well as a traditional TURP operation.
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Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
I have watched: About 100 of these as an anesthesiologist. I am impressed so far by the minimal blood loss associated with this technique.
A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Low.: Bicalutimide, or casodex, (bicalutamide) should have minimal effect on your chance of urinary retention. Retention is much more likely to be influence ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Do you feel UTI-related symptoms? Had you had yeast UTI before Greenlight-PVP? How was urine collected? Are you in any form of catheterization? And d ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Likely unrelated: I feel this would more likely be a bit of acid reflux from your stomach reaching the base of your tongue. Some antacid tablets like calcium carbonate ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: What were you considering getting done?
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Indication 4 surgery: Pouch creation and successful performance in ulcerative colitis patients truly shows the "art" of medical/surgical care. If you have been told by your ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Technically yes: The surgery can be technically reversed, but may not improve symptoms or be recommended. Talk to a general surgeon who specializes in gastric bypass o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
30 years experience General Surgery
SOL: Pun intended. You need to ask an attorney, it differs from state to state and the patient's age at the time of surgery matters too.
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