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