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Blood Is Seen In The Urine After Prostatectomy
Since having a prostatectomy and follow-up radiotherapy my urine flow has been very weak. What can be done to restore a normal flow?
Slow flow: You may have a bladder neck contracture which occurs in 10-25% of patients undergoing surgery. Radiation therapy increases the risk of bnc. Surgery is usually needed, a urethral dilation may improve the condition. Chances of urinary incontinence increase if surgery is required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
During prostatectomy surgery, what would happen if the patients blood pressure went too high or dropped too low?
Blood pressure: is probably the most common thing controlled by the anesthesiologist during surgery, there are many medications that act rapidly and vary in duration, depth of anesthesia, giving fluids or blood. A lot of patients come in nervous and blood pressure goes up and first thing is to reduce it sedation or vasoactive meds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When I had my prostatectomy the urologist cut and capped a main vein is that prt of y I can't get an erection along with nerve damage since blood ?
I just took a urine test at my gyno and my dr said that there was blood in my urine. Obviously not enough to be seen by me. What does this mean?
Microhematuria : = blood + in urine + seen under a microscope. Can be due to infection, irritation to the urinary tract from a stone or infection even in the past. Sometimes a heavy workout can cause muscle breakdown, or myoglobin, which can test positive for blood on testing strips, while there no blood under the microscope. If your urine is culture-negative for infection, repeat the test in a few weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have blood in my urine sample, what are causes, I am a female 60 y/o, doctors cannot find out the cause. I also have seen a urologist .?
I woke up this morning and seen there was blood in my urine and a couple of day before that my lower back was hurting while i was asleep ?
Most likely urinary : Tract infection, check it out.Get a more detailed answer ›
Needs a visit to MD: Blood in the urine and also stool is unusual. It could be bleeding from the genitourinary tract and gastrointestinal tract disorders or a blood disorder. It requires a visit to the physician who could figure out based on the history, examination, blood tests and special tests to check the source of bleeding. Anything from inflammation and tumors to hemorrhoid and BPH can cause these symptoms. ...Read more
I have all the symptoms of a kidney but i haven't seen any blood in my urine. Could it be something else or can I have a kidney stone still?
Still could be stone: The most common symptom of a kidney stone is pain, often coming in waves ("colicky"). Sometimes pain or burning or difficulty urinating, and as you note, blood in the urine. However, even if not seen, you can still have blood called microscopic, which is detected by checking the urine. If you have fever, the problem could be more serious as infection may be present. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prostatectomy generically refers to total or partial removal of the prostate gland by surgical or endoscopic means for benign or malignant conditions. More commonly it refers to radical prostatectomy, an operation to treat prostate cancer, though in the past, endoscopic prostatectomy (TURP) for enlarged prostate (BPH) was a more common operation ...Read more
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