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How long will it take to feel like i did preradical robot assisted prostatecomy.1/18/13. Now have constant penile pain .Catheter?Bruising?Blood flow?

How long will it take to feel like i did preradical robot assisted prostatecomy.1/18/13. Now have constant penile pain .Catheter?Bruising?Blood flow?

Rad prostatectomy: Your question is not clear. If you are talking about regaining your erections, will take anywhere from 6-24 months if they are going to come back. In the meantime, you can try pump, medications to rehabilitate your penis. If you have a catheter still, that can cause penile pain. ...Read more

Catheter (Definition)

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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My dad peeing into catheter bag is in penile agony his pee is black and the specialist says that the bladder scrape (cancer) wont help it . Help!?

My dad peeing into catheter bag is in penile agony  his pee is black and the specialist says that the bladder scrape (cancer)  wont help it . Help!?

Followup with doctor: The pesence of penile pain in a patient with an indwelling catheter may be due to catheter irritation or infection. The dark coloured urine most likely represents blood in the urine. If your father has bladder cancer, this would not be an unusual. However, a change in the characteristics of the urine from his usual baseline requires further investigation including urine cultures. ...Read more

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Will a catheter fit in a tiny penis?

Will a catheter fit in a tiny penis?

Yes - all sizes: Whether for you or a child. Foley catheters come as small as 6french which has a diameter on only 2mm ; circumference of 6mm. Straight catheters come in even smaller sizes if necessary. ...Read more

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If i had a catheter yank out of my penis would it had done damage.

If i had a catheter yank out of my penis would it had done damage.

If you mean: A foley catheter with a balloon that's inflated inside your bladder -- then yes it can definitely do damage and should be avoided at all costs. ...Read more

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What problems might occur when my Foley catheter is removed from my penis?

Burning on urination: Urine may sting. Occasionally a drop or two of blood. There is always a risk of urinary infection after an indwelling foley catheter. You may have recurrence of urinary retention if the catheter was inserted to relieve urinary retention in the first place. ...Read more

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What do I do if my penis is bright red and hurting after i removal of a catheter?

What do I do if my penis is bright red and hurting after i removal of a catheter?

Post catheter Pain: Hi in most cases this is probably normal trauma that happened while you were catheterized. It should quickly resolve with time. If the swelling, pain, or redness persists or worsens please let your health care advisor know. ...Read more

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Do the doctors usually sedate you when they put a catheter inside your penis?

Do the doctors usually sedate you when they put a catheter inside your penis?

No: Usually it's not that uncomfortable, although you wouldn't ask for it by name because you enjoyed it. ...Read more

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Is it normal for there to be extreme pain at the tip of the penis after a Foley catheter was placed 1 wk ago?

Is it normal for there to be extreme pain at the tip of the penis after a Foley catheter was placed 1 wk ago?

Foley pain: Soreness may be present especially with urination a few days after foley removal, but severe pain a week later should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have pain after removal of penis catheter and i cannot pee?

What should I do if I have pain after removal of penis catheter and i cannot pee?

Wait/call doctor: Wait a while as the swelling usually resolves, but if it does not and you can't urinate and become distended, you may need to visit an er or call your doctor to be catheterized to relieve the distended bladder. ...Read more

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Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more