Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

why is it hard to urinate after surgery

A female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience 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

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience 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
22 years experience 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.
1
1 thank
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience 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
2
2 thanks
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
30 years experience 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
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
30 years experience 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 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Unclear: See gynecologist who performed your surgery for evaluation.
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience 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
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bret Boyle
28 years experience 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience 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
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month