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Exercise After 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
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
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
Removal of tissue: Turp removes tissue, tuip only puts nick into enlarged prostate to allow better urinary flows. ...Read more
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
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
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
Enlarged prostate: It is surgical resection for benign prostate hyperplasia (enlargement). ...Read more
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
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
TURP: No, it can't.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
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?
5) when should I come back (with/without psa)? ...Read more
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
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
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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It is done all the time without complications most of the time ...Read more
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
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
I had TURP and stricture 8 months agourethra checked out clear on 10mg ofvesicare. Have to pee every hour weakstream long time to start.
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
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
Perhaps: Generally depends upon the patient age and medical history ...Read more
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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