... success. He has started bleeding which the hospital tell him that it is the prostate. He has a catheter during the night and now day time as well. He was in hospital about 4 weeks ago having a blood transfusion as he had lost a lot of blood when he passes water. ... (2 replies)
... Yep, I did, it stopped then started again, then I started leaking urine past my cath just like westslope said. What a pain in the ass all this is. Now I have to sit on a pillow because I'm an appraiser and spend allot of time on my hiney on the computer. It feels like I'm sitting on a tennis ball , the round hemroid inflatables help allot.
Bill (2 replies)
... I bled for about a week, and it is normal. Once urine starts trying to bypass the catheter, that will be a sign that the internal swelling is subsiding and the catheter is ready to come out. ... (2 replies)
... Did everyone else have this issue? Paul had it in the hospital and they said that was normal. Then it stopped but now it is happening again. I am pretty sure it is a normal thing since the inside of the penis gets irritated from the catheter. It makes sense but I just want to make sure other people dealt with this. (2 replies)
... eling a little better now. I still have to urinate every 30 mins to 1 hour. This is mostly a problem at nite, where it interferes with my sleep. Much of the dark bleeding has stopped now. My wife and i tried sex yesterday, and although it was pleasurable and firm, i now know what a "painful" orgasm is.... ... (12 replies)
... That is good news. After surgery, there was a little too much blood coming out, so the Dr put in a bigger " 28 size" catheter, and rigged up the balloon in the catheter to apply pressure to to prostate, so the bleeding would ease a bit. ... (12 replies)
... Hi all,
Ive just had HIFU treatment last Friday. The procedure was dodne under a General Anaesthetic. The procedure lasted about 2 hours and I was home the same day.
I had a catheter (urethra) inserted and was removed on Tuesday (4 days later).
I have no pain and no sign of any bleeding. My main worry was EDF and with the aid of Cialis I 1/2 managed an erection today but... (4 replies)
... I had the catheter out after a week, and all seemed great for about a day. Then I started having bladder spasms that were quite painful, with burning urination. ... (6 replies)
... and two days is typical for open, with a third day for the small percent of guys who have some bleeding issues. ... (11 replies)
... days in hospital and a few weeks for recovery with the inconvenience of a catheter for about a week following surgery. ... (22 replies)
... collection bulb on my left side, and I still have my catheter in. When having a BM, I also noticed a little pinkish, or small amount of blood come out from my catheter, the doctor said that was normal. ... (0 replies)
... This is essentially the same operation as the radical prostatectomy but is much less envasive with less bleeding and shorter recovery times. Unfortunately, I didn't have the robotic laparoscopic prostatectomy option. ... (2 replies)
... end who had had seeds from a highly respected expert in Northern Virginia more than three years ago who recently at the three year pointdeveloped a minor rectal bleeding problem. ... (15 replies)
... to throw up, he is unable to eat. They prescribed him Phenergan which is not helping. I thought some of you might know a med that would help his nausea. He is bleeding through his catheter. ... (3 replies)
... t night, I screwed up. I woke with a headache, stumbled into the bathroom and took two aspirin. Cured the headache ok, but by the morning all my incisions were bleeding and seeping and my urine was bright red. ... (2 replies)
... Robotic surgery advantages:
1. Less catheter time
2. Less bleeding
3. Comparable results to open IF you have high volume surgeons at high volume centers.
4. More magnificantion and ability to visualize the surgical field.
5. More rapid recovery
6. One day hospital stay
7. No hand tremor
Disadvantages of robotic surgery: (3 replies)
... I am a newbie, as you may have seen, but have read a lot and am a healthcare professional. I am aware of nine physicians who have had PC. All of them chose surgery, if that is an indication of any significance.
The newly issued guidelines for surgical treatment of PC indicate it is the gold standard for early PC. They also indicate that robotic (Da Vinci) and open surgery... (5 replies)
... My FIL was 75 when he had his first bx and he said it was so terrible he'd never go through that again. He was admitted overnight with a catheter for bladder irrigations because he had so much bleeding and clotting. That Bx came up negative. ... (26 replies)
... e and a larger one for night. I also put a small trash can beside the bed at night and hooked the bag on the side of it. He'll not need Depends Guards until the catheter is removed, then he'll need plenty of them!! The most difficult part for me after coming home was the catheter... ... (6 replies)
... I had one complication which I'm told occurs in maybe 10 per cent of cases, and may be more common where there's been a lot of bleeding during surgery, as I had. Bladder neck contracture is a narrowing of the urethra due to scar tissue. ... (45 replies)