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What is a turp?

What is a turp?

Procedure for BPH: Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the most common surgery used to remove part of an enlarged prostate. During turp, an instrument is inserted up the urethra to remove the section of the prostate that is blocking urine flow. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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What is TURP reversal?

What is TURP reversal?

TURP reversal: TURP is trans urethral resection of prostate. The prostate gland is hollowed out via a electrocautery 'blade'. Strips of prostate are shaved away from inside out. There is no 'reversal' as such. The remaining prostate can grow larger and in a sense 'reverses' the condition. ...Read more

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Had my TURP nine days ago. How long will my recovery be?

Had my TURP nine days ago. How long will my recovery be?

TURP: 2-3 weeks before heavy lifting should be done. Especially if it was done the old fasion way with cautery. It is typical to see blood in the urine for 3-4 weeks after. ...Read more

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I’ve heard of two operations called TURP and tuip. What’s the difference?

I’ve heard of two operations called TURP and tuip. What’s the difference?

Removal of tissue: Turp removes tissue, tuip only puts nick into enlarged prostate to allow better urinary flows. ...Read more

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What is a button TURP procedure?

What is a button TURP procedure?

Prostate surgery: Turp is transurethral resection of the prostate gland, or trimming out the obstructing portion of the prostate tissue from within the center of the gland, done with a scope-like instrument thru the penis. The "button" is a small bead on the end of the scope thru which electrical current passes which vaporizes and removes the tissue. ...Read more

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Does a TURP mean ths prostate is removed?

Partially: Turp means that the inner portion of the prostate is trimmed out to some degree. This could be thought of conceptually as removing the core of an apple. It is not possible to remove the entire prostate in this fashion. ...Read more

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What happens if Prostrate cancer reoccurs after TURP.?

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What happens if Prostrate cancer reoccurs after TURP.?

Prostate cancer: Not all prostate cancers requires tx. Tx decision depends on staging, PSA, gleason score, etc. TURP is used to treat BPH, or symptomatic prostate cancer. But it does not cure prostate cancer because it only removes portion of prostate. Early stage prostate cancer is usually treated with radical prostectomy or radiation. Thus if prostate cancer re-occurs, can consider above options. ...Read more

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What is transurethral resection of the prostate (turp) used for?

What is transurethral resection of the prostate (turp) used for?

Enlarged prostate: It is surgical resection for benign prostate hyperplasia (enlargement). ...Read more

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Could incontinence be repaired five years after a turp?

Could incontinence be repaired five years after a turp?

Yes: Yes. But it depends on the type of incontinence. Urge urinary incontinence is usually treated with medications and pelvic floor exercises. Stress urinary incontinence can be treated with pelvic for exercises or certain certain procedures such as a male sling or an artificial urinary sphincter. ...Read more

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Can incontinence be repaired almost five years after a turp?

Can incontinence be repaired almost five years after a turp?

It can: You might think about consulting a different urologist than the dr who performed the turp, because incontinence after TURP is fortunately uncommom, ; problem could/should have been adressed by him/her. Suggest you do a little research and call local major hospital ;/or local urology group practice to enquire name/s of urologists performing the most artificial sphincter implants. ...Read more

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To what extent does a trans uretheral resection of the prostate (turp) procedure cost?

To what extent does a trans uretheral resection of the prostate (turp) procedure cost?

All depends: Upon your geographic location, urologist you consult ; if dr will make you a deal in absence of medical insurance. Then there are costs of anesthesia, operating room, pacu (recovery room) ; hospitalization. Hope this isn't for you at age 33, most patients requiring TURP are covered by medicare. Would suggest 2nd opinion if you are the patient. ...Read more

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I had a turp 5weeks ago and still am getting bladder spasms all day long is there something that help? Thank You

I had a turp 5weeks ago and still am getting bladder spasms all day long is there something that help? Thank You

Here are some...: Did you have irritating voiding symptoms before TURP? Remember TURP is chiefly to improve urine flow and bladder emptying if your bladder is still working well, but would not necessarily improve irritating voiding. For its care, try bladder soothing agents, avoid bladder-irritating foods/beverage, make sure of no UTI, etc. After these, you may have to wait & see as long as slowly getting better... ...Read more

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Can't decide b/w holep and TURP for 51yr old very healthy male. Using tamsulosin only, want to avoid finas/dutas altogether.

Can't decide b/w holep and TURP for 51yr old very healthy male. Using tamsulosin only, want to avoid finas/dutas altogether.

Check out these: Links. As a rule, you can exhaust the efficacy of one or two meds before you resort to surgery.Holep is preferred over TURP because it's less invasive. Best wishes! Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/holmium-laser-prostate-surgery/ http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/turp/my00633.http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/prostate-gland-enlargement/ds00027/dsecti. ...Read more

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What are the differences between TURP and laser surgery?

What are the differences between TURP and laser surgery?

TURP vs laser TUVP: Main differences occur with the surgeon's experience. Both procedures (mandated by insurers) must be scheduled/performed on an "outpt" basis, and may leave you with a Foley catheter for ~ 1 week. Reports suggest longer post-operative discomfort following laser tuvp. Also, no tissue is typically obtained for review with a laser procedure, unless the surgeon is performing a laser "resection.". ...Read more

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Could having a TURP for prostate enlargement make me incontinent?

Could having a TURP for prostate enlargement make me incontinent?

Yes: A TURP is an excellent procedure for an enlarged prostate and difficulty with urination. A rare complication of the procedure includes urinary incontinence after the procedure which is usually temporary but may be permanent. ...Read more

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What are the top 5 questions I should ask my urologist at my first post TURP surgical visit?

What are the top 5 questions I should ask my urologist at my first post TURP surgical visit?

Post-TURP "? "'s: 1) will I "bleed"? - how often/heavy - what should I do if I see blood?

2) when will my voiding be "normal"?

3) what did the pathology report show?

4) antibiotics?

5) when should I come back (with/without psa)? ...Read more

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Is. Turp done to fix prostate cancer?

Is. Turp done to fix prostate cancer?

No: TURP will make the urine have a stronger flow rate but will not remove the cancer. I assume you have received treatment for the cancer with external beam radiationor seed implants. I hope this answers your quesion. ...Read more

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What is the TURP procedure for prostate cancer?

What is the TURP procedure for prostate cancer?

Palliative / partial: Trans urethral resection of prostate is primarily used for BPH or benign disease, however resected material may contain some previously unrecognized cancerous tissus. Also, some urologists perform a limited TURP for patients with prostate cancer who are not candidates for a radical prostatectomy, are treated with radiation +/or hormonal thera[py and still require relief of obstruction. ...Read more

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What are the risks and benefits of a transurethral resection of the prostate (turp)?

Here are some. ..: TURP had been as the gold standard for instant surgical tissue removal with electric cutting loop to surgically relieving prostate blockage as the last resort of care after failing to medical Rx. But nothing is free; so is TURP with expected risks such as bleeding, retrograde ejaculation, possible stress urinary incontinence, UTI, water over-absorption, etc.. .. But now, its use is being replaced. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of TURP versus laser surgery for bph?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of TURP versus laser surgery for bph?

Too long: It is not possible in 400 characters to list all the pros & cons of TURP and HoLEP (holium laser enucleation of the prostate).The end result is about the same. What is more important is which one the surgeon is more experienced in. I am sure this is not for you since you are only 31. ...Read more

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What can be done for someone with TURP and a history of diabetes mellitus?

What can be done for someone with TURP and a history of diabetes mellitus?

PostOpCare&Diabetes: Team work by Urologist and Medical Doctors
It is done all the time without complications most of the time ...Read more

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Question about TURP prostate operation. Will if affect erection and other things?

Question about TURP prostate operation. Will if affect erection and other things?

Will not cause ED.: A TURP operation will not affect erectile function. The modern form of the operation is quite safe, with the most severe adverse events declining in recent years. Bleeding, urinary obstruction from blood clot, infection, the need for a temporary catheter, and perforation of the prostate capsule are some early complications. Important late complications, stricture & incontinence, are rare. ...Read more

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I got a TURP operation weeks ago, but I am feeling tired and feeling down, has anyone had this?

I got a TURP operation weeks ago, but I am feeling tired and feeling down, has anyone had this?

Very Common: After surgery and an anesthetic, many patients can feel tired or "run down" for several weeks. Altered sleep may be an issue. People react differently to procedures and anesthesia. For correctable issues you should talk with your surgeon about this; to be sure you don't have a urinary tract infection and you blood counts are adequate. ...Read more

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What choice do I have with a TURP through the cancer tumor to escape from cancer spread?

What choice do I have with a TURP through the cancer tumor to escape from cancer spread?

Prostate cancer: The TURP will not s pread your tumor. It will give your urologist a chance to stage your prostate cancer and determine a treatment plan. Prostatectomy vs radiation vs medical treatment with lupron (leuprolide). ...Read more

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I had TURP and stricture 8 months agourethra checked out clear on 10mg ofvesicare. Have to pee every hour weakstream long time to start.

I had TURP and stricture 8 months agourethra checked out clear on 10mg ofvesicare. Have to pee every hour weakstream long time to start.

Video-Urodynamics: There are two components to your problem:
1, urinary frequency: which could mean"over active bladder" or small capacity bladder. 2, poor urinary flow may be due to small amount of urine each time you go, recurrence of stricture (it can come back soon), or week bladder muscles. The single most important test you need is called "vide
o-urodynamics ".When properly done it can help the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does finasteride control post TURP small clots?

Does finasteride control post TURP small clots?

No: Finasteride is a 5 alpha reductase inhibitor, which blocks conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT). This will lead to a slow, gradual decrease in the size of the prostate but can take up to 6 months to occur. Small clots can occur after a TURP via small venous sinuses at the prostatic capsular level. The bleeding should resolve with hydration but talk to urologist if continues. ...Read more

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Transurethral resection of the prostate (turp) -- who does it and why?

For obstruction: Turp is done by urologists when medical treatment fails, to relive the obstruction at the level of prostate usually caused by enlarged benign prostate gland. ...Read more

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Can not have sex any more I am 78 years old and had 6 TURP operations?

Can not have sex any more I am 78 years old and had 6 TURP operations?

? your question?: You typed in a statement but no question. If you wish to ask a question, you need to start over and give background again and ask a specific question. This is not a chat room, the questions are not linked, so you must star over. ...Read more

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Transurethral Prostate Resection (Definition)

This isbtoo surgical removal through a resectoscope to remove the enlarged ...Read more