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What are the odds of urinary retention taking bicalutimide right after green light surgery?

What are the odds of urinary retention taking bicalutimide right after green light surgery?

Not related...: Taking Bicalutamide is a part of total medical castration for prostate cancer control and has no negative impact to urination, especially after pvp, so its use and u-retention are not related.

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Hernia Surgery (Definition)

There are a variety or several types of hernias, and many are repaired differently. A hernia is a weakness in the abdominal wall (such as inguinal, umbilical, incisional) or diaphragm (hiatal hernia). Surgery to repair the hernia can involve use of sutures, and possible use of mesh. Open or laparoscopic surgery can be a means to repair hernias, with laparoscopic ...Read more


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How long does urinary retention after hemorrhoidectomy surgery lasts.

How long does urinary retention after hemorrhoidectomy surgery lasts.

Urinary retention: Variable, often due to perineal pain wich diminishes with time, ensure there is no concomitant UTI, assumes no other comorbid conditions, consult the surgeon or a urologist if it persists ;likewise if pain is marked have surgery reassess the site. ...Read more

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I have urinary retention after bladder sling surgery. Doctor tried to surgically fix it but still can not void. What can I do?

I have urinary retention after bladder sling surgery. Doctor tried to surgically fix it but still can not void. What can I do?

Second opinion: Releasing the sling is a simple procedure and should have worked.
It often results in leakage again but not always.
The only time I've seen this in a patient w/o a preexisting problem
that did not reapond to release was when the patient was very anxious. This will require further evaluation by a doc who has more experience with slings than it sounds like yours might
after releasing I'd stretch it. ...Read more

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Had cauda equina, nerve pressed, did surgery but still got urinary retention, week before did MRI which was fine. Why I am suffering having normal blader?

Had cauda equina, nerve pressed, did surgery but still got urinary retention, week before did MRI which was fine. Why I am suffering having normal blader?

Inflammation: The surgery likely caused some inflammation to surrounding nerves (expected and to some degree unavoidable). It should improve if that is all it is; I would talk to your neurosurgeon about appropriate timing of improvement. ...Read more

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Why does fluid build up after hernia surgery?

Why does fluid build up after hernia surgery?

Fluid: Fluid (called seroma) can build up in the empty space where the hernia had been. Also, the tissues around the surgical site can become temporarily swollen and firm. This fluid formation is common, is more noticeable after repair of larger hernias, and resolves over several days to a few weeks. ...Read more

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How long would i be off after hernia surgery?

How long would i be off after hernia surgery?

Hernia: That depends on what kind of hernia, how big it is, and what you do for work. If you have a desk job and had an uncomplicated hernia repair, you could be back to work in a week. In general, you shouldn't do anything strenuous (the gym, heavy lifting) for 6 weeks. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms after hernia surgery?

Variable: The normal postop course depends on the type if hernia and technique of repair. All hernia repairs are typically associated with progressively diminishing pain at the incision site, and sometimes a variety of aches that may be associated with position during the operation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is hernia surgery more painful in an adult than in a child?

Is hernia surgery more painful in an adult than in a child?

Yes: Yes possible, in children unlike adult hernia, no extensive dissection is needed, no graft is used, simple ligation of sac is done, will have less pain ...Read more

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My husband had 3 hernia surgery. Can we still have children?

My husband had 3 hernia surgery. Can we still have children?

Probably: The hernia operations will not impact your husband's ability to make and deliver sperm, unless there was a complication such as cutting or blocking the tube that delivers sperm, which would be quite rare. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is the normal course of recovery after a hernia surgery?

What is the normal course of recovery after a hernia surgery?

Days to weeks...: Recovery from hernia surgery is dependent upon the type of hernia, type of repair, and health of the patient. A healthy adult recovering from a typical inguinal (groin) hernia would go home the same day of surgery, need 2-4 days of pain meds, and be back to a desk job within 1-2 weeks. Most people would expect to be fully recovered in 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have more children safely after hernia surgery?

Is it possible to have more children safely after hernia surgery?

Hard to be sure: In regular healthy patients this would not be a problem. However, some people have medical conditions or prior obstetrical complications that would change the answer. The best source of that information would come from those who know your history and exam findings. ...Read more

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Two weeks after my hernia surgery how do I knowmy wound is hhealing?

Two weeks after my hernia surgery how do I knowmy wound is hhealing?

Post Operation: First, the surgeon would have sent you home with instructions on how to care for yourself and the wound. Second, if you have no open sores or intolerable pain then you are most likely healing. And three, most surgeons have you follow up for a check in visit shortly after surgery to confirm you are healing well. ...Read more

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Does a past hernia surgery affect fertility?

Should not: Inguinal or groin hernia surgery should not affect fertility in a male. However, complex hernia or hernia repair that was extensive could involve the spermatic cord on rare occasion. Talk to your doctor and discuss you concerns. Bring your wife so that all parties discuss openly. There are many reasons for difficultly in getting pregnant. Avoid any blame and support each other. ...Read more

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How much does paraesophageal hernia surgery cost?

Depends: It's a complicated question, and has to do with the location, surgeon, and anesthesia components of the cost. In the us, this operation is covered by essentially all insurance companies. If you're outside the us looking at private clinics, don't always go for the cheapest price. Research quality if you can, but its tough to do. ...Read more

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How much does a hernia surgery cost (umbilical)?

How much does a hernia surgery cost (umbilical)?

Varies, insurance: Insurance should cover the cost of surgery.

The total bill may a few thousand dollars, depending on how big the hernia is, how complex it is, if you have to stay in the hospital afterwards, and if it's done open (single larger incision) or laparoscopically (multiple tiny incisions and a video camera).

If you have to stay in the hospital, then the bill would be many thousands of dollars. ...Read more

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What are the long-term effects of a hernia surgery?

What are the long-term effects of a hernia surgery?

Usually none: Once a hernia surgery site has fully healed, then there are usually no "long-term effects." usually one can return to a full and normally active lifestyle without any restrictions or problems. ...Read more

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Is hernia surgery an out patient surgery. What is the recovery time?

Is hernia surgery an out patient surgery. What is the recovery time?

Hernia surgery : Hernia surgeries are commonly performed as outpatient procedures. They may be performed in an open or laparoscopic fashion. Some details could determine whether it is inpatient such as complicating medical conditions like diabetes, heart disease, or sleep apnea. Also, size and location of the hernia and age of the patient. The recovery times varies, but if outpatient, would expect 3 wks. ...Read more

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What to eat after umbilical hernia surgery?

What to eat after umbilical hernia surgery?

Light: Eat light, non-greasy foods after any surgery until the effects of anesthesia wear off. 24-72 hours. If you are taking narcotics for pain you will want to continue this with increased fiber and fluids to avoid constipation. Once off of the pain mess you may resume your normal healthy diet. ...Read more

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How common is hematoma after hernia surgery?

Hematoma: It's not extremely common but it does happen. Probably less than 5% of the time. It will go away in a few weeks to months. ...Read more

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I have been an hernia surgery, can I drink flax seeds te?

Yes: I can think of no reason why you could not drink flax seed tea. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to have an epidural during my hernia surgery?

Is it dangerous for me to have an epidural during my hernia surgery?

Not worse than GA: Epidural can be placed for post-op pain control if big sx, good if sensitive to opioids, or used as primary anesthetic during. Risks of placement: headache from puncture into spinal fluid 1-3%, or nerve damage-rare. Other risks similar to ga, lower bp, short of breath. If you have bad lung disease or difficult airway, may be preferable. For large cancer sx, may reduce bleeding, pain, recurrence. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I'm having pain/soreness following hernia surgery?

What does it mean if I'm having pain/soreness following hernia surgery?

Depends how long.: This would depend on how long after the surgery you mean. Also, the type of hernia surgery. In the first few weeks after any hernia surgery, soreness is expected. Beyond a month, most of that should be diminishing quite a bit. If the trend after a few weeks is not one of improvement, your surgeon needs to know about it. ...Read more

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What is involved in hiatal hernia surgery?

What is involved in hiatal hernia surgery?

2 main parts: Though individual variations occur, the usual objectives include appropriate reapproximation of the diaphragm defect and some form of gastropexy — usually complete fundoplasty or partial. If the defect is large or recurrent in nature, a mesh may be needed for repair. ...Read more

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Can i be pooping better after hernia surgery?

Can i be pooping better after hernia surgery?

Hernia: Yes, if the hernia you used to have was partially obstructing your intestine. ...Read more

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What should I expect after hiatal hernia surgery?

What should I expect after hiatal hernia surgery?

Diet changes: Hiatal hernia surgery usually includes a stomach wrap (fundoplication). After surgery I keep my patients on puréed foods to allow the stomach to heal. After two weeks transition to a normal balanced diet. Chew well! I start removing antacids around this time. With the wrap it is a trade off of too tight vs too loose. There is 5-10% chance of needing a second procedure to loosen or tighten it. ...Read more

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What should I expect after hiatal hernia surgery?

What should I expect after hiatal hernia surgery?

Eat slow: You can expect improvement of your reflux symptoms. You may have some swallowing issues for the first 1-2 weeks so chew food carefully. Some patients stick to a soft diet during the immediate post-operative period. ...Read more

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What is the recovery like for hiatal hernia surgery?

What is the recovery like for hiatal hernia surgery?

Week: If done laparoscopically or robotic as I do, you should be back to work in about a week. About 2-3 weeks to feel you can eat all foods. As I tell my patients, most maor surgery like this will put a toll in your lifestyle for about 4 weeks. ...Read more

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Should I take citrate magnesium after my hernia surgery?

Should I take citrate magnesium after my hernia surgery?

May be: It all depends on how much constipation will you have. Some people are prone to get constipated from before, and if this is the case you might get benefited from Magnesium citrate or any other laxatives/stool softeners. It's prudent to follow your surgeons suggestion. ...Read more

Dr. David Earle
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Hernia Repair (Definition)

A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more