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Could My Prostate Be Bruised After The Improper Removal Of A Urinary Catheter
Yes: Especially if the balloon was still inflated! ...Read more
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Is it normal for there to be extreme pain at the tip of the penis after a Foley catheter was placed 1 wk ago?
Pain in the tip of penis 4 weeks after Foley catheter removal before/during urination. What can be causing this? My doctor tells me this can't be
Meatitis or UTI: First thing is to have your urine tested for any bacterial uti, especially after having a recent catheter. You can also have inflammation at the penile tip (called the meatus) that can be painful as you've described. If there is no infection, then a prescription for Pyridium (phenazopyridine) can useful for analgesic effect. ...Read more
Not generally: Pain is common in the groin (penis) but not usually the stomach. If this continues, see your dr. ...Read more
How long should the bladder area be tender after a percutaneous stone removal with a stent in place? I've never been this sore just from the stent.
From stent: The bladder discomfort is from the stent within the bladder. As long as the stent is present, the discomfort will remain. Having a percutaneous removal of a kidney stone should will not cause bladder discomfort. Once the stent is removed from the ureter, the bladder discomfort will resolove within a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a stone in the right kidney, after treatment it went out or piece of it during urine pain stopped but I feel jab in the ureter, bladder &testicul.
Here are some ...: Yes, some hurt on pulling a deflated Foley's is expected, but highly tolerable under adjusting expectation and skillful execution. Just close your eyes and take a deep breath in coordination with Dr's pulling. In fact, most of my patients have pulled the Foley's after prostate surgery by themselves as insctructed with no difficulty. Rarely, I have to pull it for them. So, you will be okay... ...Read more
For the left urethra at the bladder with blockage from kidney stone or scare tissue from past ureteroscopies have a stent or resection as a choise ?
Here are some ...: How to manage the blockage at the ending part of left ureter by the scar after ureteroscopic stone procedures relies on the degree and length of the scar and the balance between medical necessity and professional possibility. At that level, options of care may range from doing nothing or incision + a period of stent or permanent stent with regular change 2-3 times yearly or surgical correction... ...Read more
The opening of my urethra looks swollen and it tingles when i pee. I have a bac infection could this be a bladder infection or caused by the bv?
Rolling on oxygen tank at small of my back cause the deep lipomas could this be a hernia or could it be balls of fasha. Had surgery without a biopsy.
Unusual will not get: Lipoma by trauma ( carrying weight ) , balls of fascia ( fibroma ) . Both are benign tumors . Most likely you may have infected cyst on the back of neck , drainage was done , the reason biopsy was not done. Those will not give hernia . Speak to your doctor will explain to you and make your mind at ease ...Read more
My urethral opening is the same size as my vaginal opening. I use a mitrofanoff. (I can't urinate through my urethra) Could this be involved?
What is the question: I know what Mitrofanoff is, I am a little confused about urethral size and vaginal size, but I can understand it. I did not know what this could be involved in what? If this a follow up question, i did not get the first part. You can ask the question again with some more clarity of what you really want. sorry some of my colleague might have a better understanding, and a better answer. ...Read more
After removal of bladder and prostate because of bladder cancer, I have developed a parastomal hernia. Is this repairable.
Yes: A parastomal hernia is a type of incisional hernia that occurs adjacent to the stoma and is not an uncommon complication after any type of ostomy surgery. Most patients are asymptomatic. Surgical repair is avoided in most patients with no or mild symptoms because of the high recurrence rates and pts. Are educated about the signs and symptoms of strangulation which require immediate attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should be done if debris in bladder on ultra sound and cystoscopy. Could it be from fistula from small bowel to bladder?
After removal of a portion of miniarc sling attached to urethra w/ fb reaction, could remaining sling cause continued pain/inflammation of bladder/urethra that worsens over many days after exercise?
Can a small dot of air in the bladder on a CT scan be the result of a catheter i had 3 months ago?
I've had a fever iff and in since last night could this be caused by the stent inside me from kidney stone removal?
Yes: A urethral stricture, which is a narrowing or "blocking" of the urinary channel in the penis could be a cause of urinary tract infection or prostatitis. Stricture disease can also lead to bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms such as frequency, urgency, weak urinary stream - similar to prostatitis. ...Read more
Can a past history of epididymitis cause erectal dysfunction ? The cause of the epididymitis was straining to lift a heavy object 40 years ago.
No relation: Epididymitis will not cause erectile dysfunction, certainly not 40 years later. You're at an age when ED becomes quite common, usually with no particular cause known. (It doesn't matter now, but 40 years ago it was thought physical strain could cause epididymitis. We now know that doesn't happen. It is much more likely you had an infection, e.g. chlamydia.) ...Read more
What are the odds of a cystoscopy causing a urethra stricture? My pee sprays to the right when done urimating and stream seems slow bottom half sprays
Ask the urologist!: If the first day or two, maybe a little physical irritation and the spraying will clear up quickly. Beyond that, probably not from the cystoscopy itself. Why was cystoscopy done? Urethral warts, stone, or stricture all could cause altered urine stream. Or a healing wound if such a problem was treated during cystoscopy. It seems obvious that you should ask the urologist who did procedures. ...Read more
A catheter is a thin plastic tube that is inserted into the body to obtain fluids/blood or give medicine. So some catheters can be placed in the veins and medicine given directly into the body, IV fluids given or blood sampled. A catheter can be placed in the bladder ...Read more
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