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Doctor insights on: Healthy Foods To Eat After Prostate Surgery

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Hi I had prostate glad surgery. What diet should avoid. Can I consume red meat, chicken. What should I eat more to stay healthy. Thanks alot.

Hi I had prostate glad surgery. What diet should avoid. Can I consume red meat, chicken. What should I eat more to stay healthy. Thanks alot.

Eat well. ..: There is no evidence that one food causes, or prevents prostate disease, however diets high in fat and low in vegetables are probably unhealthy for the prostate (as they are for the rest of your body). A variety of food, majoring on fresh vegetables, and a range of protein sources, fish, chicken, pulses etc. Enjoy modest amounts of red meat and dairy. Plus exercise, drink water, limit alcohol. .. ...Read more

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Prostate (Definition)

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


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Regarding my reflux do I need nissen surgery, or continue using Nexium (esomeprazole) with diet & healthy foods. No chocolate, fried food, acids, alcohol, etc...

Regarding my reflux do I need nissen surgery, or continue using Nexium (esomeprazole) with diet & healthy foods. No chocolate, fried food, acids, alcohol, etc...

Weight matters: The surgery can help reflux, but many people get relief with losing weight, modified diet, and elevating head of bed. Your GI doctor can probably predict your chance of getting better without surgery and recommend a good surgeon if you need one. ...Read more

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My 6 year old has consistent rank gas. He eats healthy foods and moves bowels daily. The gas has gotten worse since a dental surgery last Tuesday.?

My 6 year old has consistent rank gas. He eats healthy foods and moves bowels daily. The gas has gotten worse since a dental surgery last Tuesday.?

Coincidental: Flatulence may be due to diet (consuming gaseous foods), sore teeth preventing proper chewing, food allergy or intolerance, malfunctioning GI tract, etc. Not caused by dental treatment. Please see Pediatrician or Pediatric Gastroenterologist re: Gas. Please see Dentist or Pedodontist to see if your child needs space maintainer after dental surgery. ...Read more

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After prostate surgery, will the prostate continue to grow or will it stop after the surgery?

After prostate surgery, will the prostate continue to grow or will it stop after the surgery?

Depends.: If the surgery is prostatectomy then the whole gland is removed and there would be further growth of the gland. If the surgery is a TURP (trans-urethral resection of prostate) then much of the prostate is left and overtime the remaining gland can regrow. ...Read more

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Is there bleeding after prostate surgery?

Is there bleeding after prostate surgery?

Yes: Yes, it is common to have bleeding after prostate surgery. The key thing to do is to drink plenty of water to prevent the blood from clotting. If you are concerned about the bleeding, please call your doctor or visit the nearest emergency room to receive further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I had enlarged prostate best surgery?

What to do if I had enlarged prostate best surgery?

Here is. ..: This is something to do with surgeon's professional proficiency in performing TURP or PVP or others. Some 15 yr ago, TURP was the gold standard which has been gradually replaced by PVP. So, ask you urologist for detail. Today, I very rarely perform TURP anymore; instead, I prefer PVP with GreenLight laser; in fact, more than 90% of men after PVP can go home on the day of surgery... ...Read more

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Can prostate surgery have to result in incontenance?

Can prostate surgery have to result in incontenance?

Unfortunately yes: Presume your question is for someone else, because age 37-years, if ur male, is very young to have prostate surgery. In any case incontinence can be corrected by means of an artificial urinary sphincter if incontinence does not respond to medication. ...Read more

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What is the cost of enucleation of prostate surgery?

What is the cost of enucleation of prostate surgery?

Ask the hospital: Or your insurer, it varies lots based on the hospital and your insurer. ...Read more

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Can prostate surgery be preformed while on blood thiner?

Can prostate surgery be preformed while on blood thiner?

Depends: Certainly radical prostatectomy or transurethral resection of prostate cannot really safely be performed on blood thinners. Some minimally invasive thermal procedures however can possibly be done without stopping blood thinners. ...Read more

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How long does leakage last after robotic prostate surgery?

Discuss with surgeon: Recovery of urine control after prostate removal depends on many factors. The age of the patient, degree of urinary symptoms before surgery and experience of the surgeon (using the robot) are likely the most significant. A healthy guy operated on by an experienced robotic surgeon has 90% chance of being dry, usually taking 3-12 months. Kegels, physical therapy can be very helpful. ...Read more

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What is the latest method in surgery for prostate enlargement?

What is the latest method in surgery for prostate enlargement?

PVP: Vaporization techniques are the latest fda approved methods of BPH surgery in widespread use. Vaporization can be achieved with laser to perform photo vaporization of the prostate or with electrical current to perform plasma vaporization of the prostate. ...Read more

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If surgery is dangerous, what can be done for enlarged prostate?

If surgery is dangerous, what can be done for enlarged prostate?

Medications: 2 major classes of meds are used for enlarged prostates. Finasteride & other Alpha reductase inhibitors decrease the action of testosterone, shrinking the prostate; doxsosin & meds in it's class cause the smooth muscle to relax, making it easier to urinate. ...Read more

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In surgery to remove the prostate gland considered major surgery?

Depends: If you're referring to radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer, then the answer is yes. ...Read more

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Is there any option to reduce an enlarged prostate other than surgery?

Is there any option to reduce an enlarged prostate other than surgery?

Yes.: The volume of an enlarge prostate can be reduced with medications called 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors, such as Finasteride and dutasteride. It may take a quite a long time, but the size of the prostate will decrease with treatment, as will episodes of urine obstruction. Although these medications are effective, patients that fail to improve with these medications may need a procedure. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the latest method in surgery of prostate enlargement?

Laser...: Surgery to improve bladder emptying has undergone a fast pace of change especially over the past 10-15 yrs, so to strive for more patient comfort and less intraoperative complication with less cost. Laser vaporization, notably with greenlight laser, called pvp has stood out among the pack of options to earn high score of time test to fulfill the expectation as described. Detail? Ask doc timely. ...Read more

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Chest pain after prostate surgery, what could be wrong?

Chest pain after prostate surgery, what could be wrong?

Transient: It may be temporary due to intubation for airways, so please show it to your surgeon ...Read more

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Is there anyone who as had prostate removal and died in surgery?

Is there anyone who as had prostate removal and died in surgery?

Yes but very rare: The mortality or chance of dying from prostate surgery is very low, less than 0.2% chance. Because this is generally done on older men, concurrent diseases such as hypertension, diabetes or heart disease are generally contributing factor. ...Read more

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What should psa screen # be after prostate surgery? Recent psa 0.10

What should psa screen # be after prostate surgery? Recent psa 0.10

Here are...: After a successful radical prostatectomy rp) for prostate cancer, psa is expected to be around 0.01-0.02 ng/ml. But, no matter who did it and how was done, some one third of post-rp are still expected to have rising psa in time of f/u, which may suggest 3 things: local recurrence, or spread to nearby tissue such as regional ln, or spread to far sites such as lungs, rib, spine, or pelvic bone. ...Read more

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Can benign prostatic hyperplasia be cured without without surgery and lifelong medication?

Can benign prostatic hyperplasia be cured without without surgery and lifelong medication?

Not even with: surgery and medication. Surgery and medication will control some of the symptoms of BPH, but the changes in the prostate gland persist, i.e., there is no cure. ...Read more