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why is it hard to urinate after surgery

A female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience in Wound care
No: everyone takes a different amount of time to recover from surgery. THis could be normal post op or something else brewing. any other symptoms? fever ... Read More

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Really depends.: Depends upon a number of factors. Type of surgery, medications and fluids given during surgery, etc. For most surgery you can urinate just fine right ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience in Urology
Peeing air: You can pass air after surgery if you had a Foley catheter in during your procedure. Sometimes air gets into the bladder when a catheter is inserted.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience in Urology
URINARY RETENTION: It depends on the type of surgery, drugs or other issues surrounding the same. Many men have bladder issues that they didn't know about pre-operativel ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
29 years experience in Urology
PCNL: Sometimes it may take up to one week before the opening closes in your back. Do you have a stent in your kidney going down to your bladder. This can ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
This is not normal: You need to see your doctor. The leaking could be caused by several factors. It should be addressed by your surgeon.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience in Anesthesiology
Unclear: See gynecologist who performed your surgery for evaluation.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Scar ridge: Depending on the size and location of the incision a scar ridge forms as a normal part of the healing process. The scar can feel hard and the ridge ca ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bret Boyle
27 years experience in Wound care
Maybe: Because inflammation due to the trauma of surgery can cause fluid collection and "induration" which is a hard feel to the tissue.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Normal: Early after a surgical procedure, the tissue under the incision feels hard for up to several weeks. Surgeons refer to this as a "healing ridge". If t ... Read More
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